LENDING LIBRARY

Our lending library will consist of books, magazines, music and movies on a variety of health and wellness topics. We're also working on providing durable medical equipment such as scarves. These resources can be used at the Peaceful Remedies Center or borrowed to use at your home.  

Borrowed items can be returned to the Peaceful Remedies Center or be given to us at any of our events.  

You also can donate to the library in 3 different ways.  You can donate an item you may already own, you can donate a dollar amount and designate what you would like purchased, or you can purchase an item from our Amazon Lending Library Wish List.  

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Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds
by Kelly A Turner, Ph.D.

Discover the nine keys that can unlock your pathway to dramatic healing. Every chapter of Radical Remission includes dramatic stories of survivors' journeys back to wellness. The realization that the possibilities for healing are more abundant than we had previously known gives people concrete ways to defy the overwhelming prognosis of terminal cancer.

 

 

The Definitive Guide To Cancer
by Lise Alschuler and Karolyn A. Gazella

This book provides an overview of what cancer is, its causes and preventative strategies, an in-depth approach to integrative treatment options, descriptions of key body functions, and discussions of more than twenty specific cancers. When you or a loved one is faced with a cancer diagnosis, the need for accurate and trusted medical information becomes urgent. Naturopathic physician Lise N. Alschuler and medical journalist Karolyn A. Gazella present an overview of what cancer is, its causes and preventative strategies, an in-depth approach to integrative treatment options, descriptions of key body functions, and discussions of more than twenty specific cancers.

WTF?! I Have Cancer?
by Laren Rusch Watson

This book will support the newly diagnosed cancer patient in finding strength and optimism through the hardest time of their life.  Laren Rusch Watson, a Board Certified Holistic Health and Nutrition Coach shares the emotional rollercoaster that she went through first with the shock of her diagnosis and then with reconciling the necessary chemical cocktail with her organic, all natural belief system; she shares it all in her typical casual style as if you were having coffee.

"The Survivor's Mindset: Kickstart Your Health With The
Power of Mind and Body"
by Bernadette Bohan

The Survivor's Mindset provides a series of easily understood strategies that assist in overcoming the hesitations, fears and prejudices that so often are a barrier to making personal change. It equips the reader with common sense information and simple skills. Using many case studies the author shows how different therapies and interventions can be used to develop personal strengths and overcome doubts and uncertainty.  

 

Breast Cancer Treatment Handbook
by Judy C Kneece, RN, OCN

Your Breast Cancer Treatment Handbook is the only book designed to be given to patients by their health care provider as a comprehensive guide to understanding treatment options and self-care.The patient is guided through the experience with graphically illustrated explanations of surgical options, treatments and self-care. A concise glossary empowers her to understand the language and participate in discussion about her care.

 

Here For Now : Living Well with Cancer Through Mindfulness
by Elana Rosenbaum
Through narrative, guided exercises, and meditations, Here For Now was the first book to apply the principles of mindfulness meditation to living with cancer. This book empowers the reader to transform suffering into compassion and joy. Follow Elana's journey as she experiences the shock of her own cancer diagnosis, the vulnerability of being a patient, the gratitude of survival and recovery, as well as the ability to live with uncertainty and help others live wholly and fully.

 

HOPE : An Inspiring A-Z Guide For Cancer Patients, Survivors and Caregivers
by Patti McGee
Inspiring cancer survivors share their stories to assist newly diagnosed cancer patients, survivors and caregivers through their journey with cancer. Each story offers inspiration, hope and healing through journaling, health tips and support programs. 

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery
by Linda Carlson and Michael Speca

If you have received a cancer diagnosis, you know that the hundreds of questions and concerns you have about what's to come can be as stressful as the cancer treatment itself. But research shows that if you mentally prepare yourself to handle cancer treatment by getting stress and anxiety under control, you can improve your quality of life and become an active participant in your own recovery. The Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery program is based on mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), a therapeutic combination of mindfulness meditation and gentle yoga now offered to cancer survivors and their loved ones in hundreds of medical centers, hospitals, and clinics worldwide.

The Essiac Report: The True Story of A Canadian Herbal Cancer Remedy
by Richard Thomas

The true story of a Canadian Herbal Cancer Remedy and the thousands of lives it continues to save.

I Want To Live Using ESSIAC: For Anyone Who Is Fighting Cancer
by Caroline DeHarde Bennett

A helpful therapy that would strengthen the immune system and possibly prevent cancer. It has been around since the l920s. Before then, it was used by the Ojibwa (Chippewa Indians) as a cancer cure. The cancer therapy is called Essiac, and it was discovered by Rene Caisse, RN.  Besides having found many research projects that tell how Essiac and its component herbs have anti-tumor activity, I have also discovered that in 1996, China’s department of health declared the Essiac formula a Class A medicine—one that deals with life-threatening diseases—and since then, it has been used to treat cancer in China.

Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips
by Kris Carr
Actress and photographer Kris Carr thought she had a hangover, but a Jivamukti yoga class didn’t provide its usual kick-ass cure. A visit to her doctor confirmed her “liver looked like Swiss cheese,” covered with cancerous tumors.  CRAZY SEXY CANCER TIPS gathers the lessons learned and advice offered from Carr’s own journey, as well as the experiences of her cancer posse.

The Language of Healing:Daily Comfort For Women Living With Breast Cancer
by Pat Benson and Linda Dackman

This wise little book of 150 meditations is like a breast cancer support group. It is exactly what a woman recuperating in her hospital bed or during any of the other milestones of treatment and recovery might need--the advice and wisdom of other women who have preceded her in confronting breast cancer.

What Helped Get Me  Through
by Julie K Silver

This book, edited by a breast cancer survivor, relates the experiences, both practical and sensitive, of hundreds of cancer survivors—including celebrities such as Lance Armstrong, Carly Simon, and Scott Hamilton—who candidly relate what helped get them through every aspect of the cancer journey. The wisdom and hope offered in this book will be invaluable to newly diagnosed patients and their families, as well as their doctors and caregivers.

The Little Book of Menopause: Living With the Challenges of Breast Cancer
by James R Woods Jr, Elizabeth Warner, Adrienne Bonham

The Little Book of Menopause series addresses living with the challenges of Breast Cancer. Becoming a breast cancer survivor often involves menopause. Yet, every woman experiencing breast cancer care that is complicated by menopausal symptoms only wants to feel normal. New insights into cancer-related questions allow gynecologists to understand concerns and serve as part of the cancer-care team.

The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook
by Kathy Steligo

For a decade The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook has been the best resource on this topic for women who have had a mastectomy. Equal parts science and support, it is filled with stories that illustrate the emotional and physical components of breast reconstruction. Readers will find advice about choosing a doctor and a procedure, insurance and payment issues, how to prepare for surgery, and what to expect during recovery.

Breasts:  The Owner's Manual
by Kristi Funk

Most women don’t want to hear about breast cancer unless they have it and need to make some decisions, but these days news about breast cancer—the number one killer of women ages twenty to fifty-nine—is everywhere. Hope for a cure abounds. Chances are you know someone who has had it. But did you know that you make choices every day that bring you closer to breast cancer—or move you farther away? That in the majority of cases, cancer isn’t up to fate, and there are ways to reduce your risk factors? That many of the things you’ve heard regarding the causes of breast cancer are flat-out false?There have been few solid guidelines on how to improve your breast health, lower your risk of getting cancer, optimize your outcomes if you’re faced with a diagnosis, and make informed medical choices after treatment. Until now.

Anticancer: A New Way of Life
by David Servan-Schreiber

Anticancer is at once the moving story of one doctor’s inner and outer search for wellness and a radical exposition of the roles that lifestyle, environment, and trauma play in our health. Drawing on the latest research in integrative medicine that blends conventional and alternative approaches, Servan-Schreiber concisely explains what makes cancer cells thrive, what inhibits them, and how we can empower ourselves to prevent their growth. His advice details how to develop a science-based anticancer diet (and the small changes that can make a big difference); how to reap the benefits of exercise, yoga, and meditation; which toxic, unsafe products to replace in your home; and how to stave off the effects of helplessness and unhealed wounds to regain balance.

The Cancer Chronicles
by David Servan-Schreiber

When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, George Johnson set out to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who spend their careers trying to understand and to fight it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas about what cancer really is and where it comes from.

Awake At The Bedside
by Koshin Paley Ellison and Matt Weingast

This book isn’t about dying. It’s about life and what life has to teach us. It’s about caring and what giving care really means. In Awake at the Bedside, pioneers of palliative and end-of-life care as well as doctors, chaplains, caregivers and even poets offer wisdom that will challenge, uplift, comfort—and change the way we think about death.

Partners In Healing
by William Collings

This book offers a new sense of empowerment for the intimate partners of people living with serious health problems. Collings draws on cutting-edge scientific research along with his experience counseling couples facing serious illness to offer a range of insights, strategies, and techniques that caregivers can utilize to promote their partners’ physical and emotional well-being—while also promoting their own.

Passages In Caregiving
by Gail Sheehy

In this essential guide, the acclaimed expert on the now aging Baby Boomer generation outlines nine crucial steps for effective, successful family caregiving, turning chaos into confidence during this most crucial of life stages.

Holding Space:A Guide to Supporting Others While Remembering To Take Care of Yourself First
by Amanda Dobra Hope

This book first defines and clarifies what is meant by the term Holding Space, and then takes the reader on a journey through the life of a spaceholder (one who holds space). The journey will cover initial stirrings of awareness, spiritual considerations and self-care, as well as holding space in relationships, in business, for your dreams, and for the world at large. You will learn where in your life you are already holding space, and how to honor yourself for very beneficial service you are providing. Most importantly, you will learn how to honor your own needs and boundaries first, so that you can be of even greater service to yourself and the world around as you hold space either personally, or professionally.

Making Toast
by Roger Rosenblatt  

Rosenblatt shares the unforgettable story of the tragedy that changed his life and his family. A book that grew out of his popular December 2008 essay in The New Yorker, Making Toast is a moving account of unexpected loss and recovery in the powerful tradition of About Alice and The Year of Magical Thinking. Writer Ann Beattie offers high praise to the acclaimed author of Lapham Rising and Beet for a memoir that is, “written so forthrightly, but so delicately, that you feel you’re a part of this family.”

The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have
by Mark Nepo

The Book of Awakening is the result of his journey of the soul and will inspire others to embark on their own. Nepo speaks of spirit and friendship, urging readers to stay vital and in love with this life, no matter the hardships. Encompassing many traditions and voices, Nepo's words offer insight on pain, wonder, and love. Each entry is accompanied by an exercise that will surprise and delight the reader in its mind-waking ability.  

Falling In Love With Where You Are
by Jeff Foster

Through his prose and poetry, Jeff Foster will guide, provoke, encourage, and inspire you on your lonely, joyful, and sometimes exhausting pathless journey to the Home you never, ever left: the present moment. “Even in your glorious imperfection,” Jeff reminds us, “you were always a perfect expression of life, a beloved child of the universe, a complete work of art, unique in all the world...”

Choices : Taking Control of Your Life and Making It Matter
by Melody Beattie

Powerful wisdom and insight about how to make the best choices in our lives from the author who revolutionized how we look at relationships.

Dying To Be Me: My Journey From Cancer, To Near Death, To True Healing
by Anita Moorjani

In this truly inspirational memoir, Anita Moorjani relates how, after fighting cancer for almost four years, her body began shutting down—overwhelmed by the malignant cells spreading throughout her system. This is a book that definitely makes the case that we are spiritual beings having a human experience . . . and that we are all One!

The Misfit Miracle Girl: Candid Reflections
by Kate D. Mahoney

Kate D. Mahoney is a miracle and she wants you to know you are too, even if that's not what you'd call it. The Misfit Miracle Girl: Candid Reflections is an inspirational, humorous and inviting collection of essays. In her inspirational memoir, "The Misfit Miracle Girl: Candid Reflections" join Kate on the tumultuous, hilarious journey of personal transformation as she humanizes her experiences as patient, caregiver, and life as an often misplaced, misunderstood mis-fit miracle girl.

What If This Is Heaven
by Anita Moorjani

In this examination of our common myths, Anita shares stories and examples from her own life, revealing the lies beneath the surface of what she was taught and absorbed. By freeing ourselves from these falsehoods, Moorjani asserts, we can leave fear, heartache, and self-imposed boundaries behind and instead live lives full of purpose and joy.

Finding Your Way Home
by Melody Beattie

Through true stories and take-action exercises, including journaling, visualizations, affirmations, meditations, and prayers, Beattie provides the essential tools to help us discover our own sense of home. Accessible and illuminating, Finding Your Way Home is a soul-searching look at how not to be victimized by ourselves′or other people. Beattie urges us to discover new levels of integrity, to break through barriers that have blocked us for too long. This is a powerful and challenging book about buying back our souls and learning to live a life guided by spirit.

Option B : Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy
by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

Resilience comes from deep within us and from support outside us. Even after the most devastating events, it is possible to grow by finding deeper meaning and gaining greater appreciation in our lives. Option B illuminates how to help others in crisis, develop compassion for ourselves, raise strong children, and create resilient families, communities, and workplaces. Many of these lessons can be applied to everyday struggles, allowing us to brave whatever lies ahead.

The Happiness Project
by Gretchen Rubin

The Happiness Project describes one person’s year-long attempt to discover what leads to true contentment. Drawing at once on cutting-edge science, classical philosophy, and real-world applicability, Rubin has written an engaging, eminently relatable chronicle of transformation.

Making Sense When Life Doesn't
by Cecil Murphey

Beloved author Cecil Murphey empowers readers to discover the good in every situation and to make life better because of adversities. Sometimes life gets messy. When chaos erupts, every person has a choice to make--to decide whether it’s the worst time of life, to find comfort in the way things used to be, to move on because change is forced, and then resent everything that happens, or to say, "This can be the best time of my life. I can try the things I wanted to do but never did." Cecil Murphey's compelling stories, hope-filled insights, and gentle encouragement move readers with messy lives to the stunning realization that life won't ever be perfect, but it can be good...even exciting

Pocket of Prayers
by Heather Plyler

"Pocket Of Prayers, Daily Inspirations For The Soul", is a beautiful poetic book written for any person wanting to deepen their spiritual faith, guidance and support through prayers.

You Can Heal Your Heart
by Louise L Hay and David Kessler

Self-empowerment luminary Louise Hay and renowned grief and loss expert David Kessler have come together to start a conversation on healing after loss. Louise and David discuss the emotions and thoughts that occur when a relationship leaves you brokenhearted, a marriage ends in divorce, or a loved one dies. They will also help you develop greater self-awareness and compassion, providing you with the courage and tools to face many other types of losses and challenges, such as saying good-bye to a beloved pet, losing your job, coming to terms with a life-threatening illness or disease, and much more.

Surviving and Thriving With An Invisible Chronic Illness
by Ilana Jacqueline

This book will tell you everything you need to know about living with a complicated, invisible condition—from how to balance sex, dating, and relationships to handling work and school with unavoidable absences. You’ll also learn to navigate judg-y or skeptical relatives and strangers and—most importantly—manage your medical care. Suffering from a chronic illness doesn’t mean you can’t live an active, engaged life. This book will show you how.

When Things Fall Apart
by Pema Chodron

How can we live our lives when everything seems to fall apart—when we are continually overcome by fear, anxiety, and pain? The answer, Pema Chödrön suggests, might be just the opposite of what you expect. Here, in her most beloved and acclaimed work, Pema shows that moving toward painful situations and becoming intimate with them can open up our hearts in ways we never before imagined. Drawing from traditional Buddhist wisdom, she offers life-changing tools for transforming suffering and negative patterns into habitual ease and boundless joy.

The Secret
by Rhonda Byrne

Fragments of a Great Secret have been found in the oral traditions, in literature, in religions and philosophies throughout the centuries. For the first time, all the pieces of The Secret come together in an incredible revelation that will be life-transforming for all who experience it. In this book, you’ll learn how to use The Secret in every aspect of your life—money, health, relationships, happiness, and in every interaction you have in the world. You’ll begin to understand the hidden, untapped power that’s within you, and this revelation can bring joy to every aspect of your life.

Friendship is a Blessing
by Various

Book of inspirational reflections on friendship written for women everywhere.

Nothing Left Over: A Plain and Simple Life
by Tionette Lippe


Her memoir speaks to living with full-tilt generosity and joy while not clinging to material clutter, resentments, and unfulfilled passions. "In truth, it is not the number of and diversity of our possessions that is the problem but our attachment to them.... The freedom we are all seeking is the freedom from the fear of losing what we believe we own." We've heard these sentiments before, but somehow coming from Lippe, who has her share of foibles, the words feel palatable and the wisdom feels earned.

Words That Matter
Oprah Magazine  

The Oprah Magazine encourages confident, intelligent women to reach for their dreams, express their individual style, and make choices, guided by the values of one of the most charismatic women in the world, O Editorial Director Oprah Winfrey. Words That Matter collects more than 600 of the most inspiring things ever said in the pages of O, The Oprah Magazine over the course of its extraordinary ten-year history.

Devotion
by Dani Shapiro


Devotion is a spiritual detective story, a literary excavation to the core of a life. At once poignant, funny, intensely personal, and completely universal, it is the story of a woman whose search for meaning in a constantly changing world ultimately leads her home.

Letter To My Daughter
by Maya Angelou

Dedicated to the daughter she never had but sees all around her, Letter to My Daughter transcends genres and categories: guidebook, memoir, poetry, and pure delight. Whether she is recalling such lost friends as Coretta Scott King and Ossie Davis, extolling honesty, decrying vulgarity, explaining why becoming a Christian is a “lifelong endeavor,” or simply singing the praises of a meal of red rice–Maya Angelou writes from the heart to millions of women she considers her extended family.

The Four Agreements
by Don Miguel Ruiz

In The Four Agreements, bestselling author don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom, true happiness, and love.

There's No Place Like Hope: A Guide To Beating Cancer In Mind Sized Bites
by Vickie Girard

In this book Vickie Girard uses her experiences visiting various cancer treatment centers to provide an inspiring book on how to stay empowered, hopeful and motivated during such a hard time.

The Healing Heart
by Norman Cousins

More people die from heart attacks and heart disease in the United States than from any other malady. Cousins should know; a massive heart attack nearly killed him in 1980. This dramatic account of that trauma highlights the importance of the patient's role in combating serious illness.  Cousins addresses the problem of panic and helplessness produced by any serious illness. He describes techniques for liberating ourselves from fear, that corrosive companion that always makes a difficult situation worse.  

Core 4 of Wellness
by Kaushal B. Nanavati, MD

The path to total wellness begins at your core. Nutrition, physical exercise, stress management, and spiritual wellness are the roots of health, peace, and contentment. You must feed these roots if you want to make real, positive change in your life.  Motivational speaker and family physician Kaushal B. Nanavati, MD, employs his extensive experience in providing care and coaching to individuals from many walks of life in this guide to mental, physical, and spiritual wellness.

Diabetes Survival Guide
by Stanley Mirsky

The number of diabetics in the United States has increased 61 percent in the last decade. If you’re a diabetic or care about someone who is, this comprehensive guide and daily companion belongs front and center on your bookshelf and in your life.

A Course In Weight Loss
by Marianne Williamson

As your mind reclaims its spiritual intelligence, your body will reclaim its natural intelligence as well. The 21 lessons in this book will take you on a deep, sacred journey. One step at a time, you will learn to shift your relationship with yourself-and your body-from one of fear to one of love. And you will begin to integrate the various parts of yourself-mind, body, and spirit-to become, once again, and in all ways, the beautiful and peaceful person you were created to be.

You On A Diet
by Michael F Roizen and Mehmet C Oz

Equal parts information, motivation, and change-your-life action, YOU: On a Diet will revolutionize the way you think about yourself and the food you consume, so that you'll diet smart, not hard. Welcome to your body on a diet.  

Anti-Inflammation Diet For Dummies
by Artemis Morris

Anti-Inflammation For Dummies is an invaluable resource to help you make smart diet choices by avoiding problematic foods that instigate the inflammatory process, and arms you with knowledge and delicious recipes to get on the road to a healthier you.

Healing With Whole Foods
by Paul Pitchford

From the adrenal damage imparted by coffee to immune dysfunction brought on by excess refined sugar, Pitchford spurs you to rethink every dietary choice and its ultimate influence on your health. Without being alarmist, he adds dietary tips for protecting yourself against the dangers of modern life, including neutralizing damage from water fluoridation (thyroid and immune-system problems may result; fluoride is a carcinogen). There's further reading on food combining, female health, heart disease, pregnancy, fasting, and weight loss.  

Cooking For Long Life
by Richard Craze and Roni Jay

From the adrenal damage imparted by coffee to immune dysfunction brought on by excess refined sugar, Pitchford spurs you to rethink every dietary choice and its ultimate influence on your health. Without being alarmist, he adds dietary tips for protecting yourself against the dangers of modern life, including neutralizing damage from water fluoridation (thyroid and immune-system problems may result; fluoride is a carcinogen). There's further reading on food combining, female health, heart disease, pregnancy, fasting, and weight loss.  

Kripalu Cookbook
by Atma Jo Ann Levitt

The Kripalu Cookbook is essential reading for those seeking to widen the range of their culinary accomplishments and become better acquainted with the rewards of a vegetarian diet and the Kripalu principles of imparting love to the preparation of food. Every recipe has been adapted for home use.

The Yoga Cookbook
by The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centers

Containing wheat-free recipes, guidance for vegans, and advice on buying, storing, and preparing the basic ingredients used in yogic cooking, and with special sections on feasts and fasts, The Yoga Cookbook brings this soul-satisfying, healing diet to experienced yoga students and beginners alike.

Loving Yourself To Great Health: Thoughts & Food -the Ultimate Diet
by Louise Hay, Ahlea Khadro, Heather Dane

In this tour de force, Louise teams up with her go-to natural health and nutrition experts, Ahlea Khadro and Heather Dane, to reveal the other side of her secret to health, happiness, and longevity: living a nutrient-rich life. Unlike any health book you’ve ever read, this work transcends fads, trends, and dogma to bring you a simple yet profound system to heal your body, mind, and spirit that is as gentle as changing the way you think. Louise, Ahlea, and Heather show you how to take your health, your moods, and your energy to the next leve

 

Super Health : 7 Golden Keys To Unlock Lifelong Vitality
by KC Craichy

K.C. Craichy developed this safe, simple and complete lifestyle program through years of research and working with some of the top minds in nutrition and medicine. The Seven Golden Keys to Unlock Lifelong Vitality is a program that enhances performance, promotes energy, nurtures overall health and can be sustained over a lifetime. The Seven Golden Keys includes the groundbreaking nutritional approach, The Four Corners of Optimal Nutrition.  

The Ayurvedic Vegan Kitchen
by Talya Lutzker

The Ayurveda Vegan Kitchen offers people the opportunity to follow an Ayuvedic diet without the use of animal products. Ayurveda is a holistic healing system developed in ancient India to increase an understanding of the human body, mind, and spirit. It organizes the elements of ether, air, fire, water, and earth into three body types, or doshas. Although each person is unique, one of these doshas will predominate their constitution and will need to be balanced on a regular basis.  

Horn of the Moon Cookbook
by Ginny Callan

The Horn of the Moon Café's vegetarian cookbook is one we've been waiting for. It offers a splendid array of recipes perfected during many years of serving customers at the popular restaurant in Montpelier, Vermont. The café specializes in dishes that feature healthful, meatless meals with a gourmet, international flair.

Ayurvedic Cooking For Westerners
by Amadea Morningstar

Amadea Morningstar, co-author of the bestselling Ayurvedic Cookbook, received many requests for Western recipes that utilized Ayurvedic principles. Well,here it is! This is a "one of a kind" book that is sure to be a strong bestseller and represents a dramatic enhancement for people who want to practice Ayurvedic health practices in the West.

Eating Well Through Cancer
by Holly Clegg & Gerald Miletello

This cancer cookbook includes everyday, healthy recipes to combat side effects such as day of chemotherapy, sore mouth, neutropenia, nausea, constipation, and weight-loss with also chapters for caregivers, snacks and healthy eating. While the book is for cancer patients, the whole family, young and older, will enjoy these scrumptious, 30-minute healthy recipes.

Crazy Sexy Diet
by Kris Carr

Crazy Sexy Diet is a beautifully illustrated resource that puts you on the fast track to vibrant health and happiness. Along with help from her posse of experts, she lays out the fundamentals of her Crazy Sexy Diet: an anti-inflammatory, vegetarian program that emphasizes balancing the pH of the body with lush whole and raw foods, nourishing organic green drinks, and scrumptious smoothies. Plus, she shares the steps of her own twenty-one-day cleanse, and simple but delectable sample recipes. Carr empowers readers to move from a state of constant bodily damage control to one of renewal and repair, making this a must-have for anyone who seeks to be a confident and sexy wellness warrior.

In Defense of Food
by Michael Pollan

Because in the so-called Western diet, food has been replaced by nutrients, and common sense by confusion--most of what we’re consuming today is longer the product of nature but of food science. The result is what Michael Pollan calls the American Paradox: The more we worry about nutrition, the less healthy we see to become. Pollan proposes a new (and very old) answer to the question of what we should eat that comes down to seven simple but liberating words: "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Pollan’s bracing and eloquent manifesto shows us how we can start making thoughtful food choices that will enrich our lives, enlarge our sense of what it means to be healthy, and bring pleasure back to eating.

Animal, Vegetable, Mineral
by Barbara Kingsolver

When Barbara Kingsolver and her family moved from suburban Arizona to rural Appalachia, they took on a new challenge: to spend a year on a locally-produced diet, paying close attention to the provenance of all they consume. Concerned about the environmental, social, and physical costs of American food culture, they hoped to recover what Barbara considers our nation's lost appreciation for farms and the natural processes of food production.

Food Rules
by Michael Pollan

Eating doesn’t have to be so complicated. In this age of ever-more elaborate diets and conflicting health advice, Food Rules brings welcome simplicity to our daily decisions about food. Written with clarity, concision, and wit, this indispensable handbook lays out a set of straightforward, memorable rules for eating wisely accompanied by a concise explanation.

The Conversation: A Revolutionary Plan For End of Life Care
by Angelo E Volandes, M.D.


Dr. Angelo E. Volandes believes that a life well lived deserves a good ending. Through the stories of seven patients and seven very different end-of-life experiences, he demonstrates that what people with a serious illness, who are approaching the end of their lives, need most is not new technologies but one simple thing: The Conversation. He argues for a radical re-envisioning of the patient-doctor relationship and offers ways for patients and their families to talk about this difficult issue to ensure that patients will be at the center and in charge of their medical care.

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters In The End
by Atul Gawande


Gawande, a practicing surgeon, addresses his profession's ultimate limitation, arguing that quality of life is the desired goal for patients and families. Gawande offers examples of freer, more socially fulfilling models for assisting the infirm and dependent elderly, and he explores the varieties of hospice care to demonstrate that a person's last weeks or months may be rich and dignified. Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Being Mortal asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end.

When Breath Becomes Air
by Paul Kalanithi


Paul Kalanithi died in March 2015, while working on this book, yet his words live on as a guide and a gift to us all. “I began to realize that coming face to face with my own mortality, in a sense, had changed nothing and everything,” he wrote. “Seven words from Samuel Beckett began to repeat in my head: ‘I can’t go on. I’ll go on.’” When Breath Becomes Air is an unforgettable, life-affirming reflection on the challenge of facing death and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a brilliant writer who became both.

A Time To Grieve
by Carol Staudacher


A collection of truly comforting, down-to-earth thoughts and meditations -- including the authentic voices of survivors -- for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.

Safe In The Arms of God
by John MacArthur


John MacArthur offers truth from God's Word that puts the doubts of any grieving parent to rest. Safe in the Arms of God reveals that confidence of heaven for the child you love is based on much more than mere sentimentality; it is revealed in the Word of God and reflective of the very heart of God." Nancy Guthrie, author of Holding On to Hope

Roses In December
by Marilyn Willettt Heavlin


Roses in December helps readers understand the grieving process, support family members, give insight into sibling grief, and maintain their marriages during difficult times. Having lost three sons, she knows the tremendous sorrows and struggles that come with the death of loved ones. Yet she shares how even in the winters of our lives God provides roses―special occasions, special people, and special memories―to give us strength and draw close to Him.

Gone But Not Lost
by David W Wiersbe


Gone but Not Lost is a thoughtful gift for a family that has experienced the death of a child. Each of its chapters covers one element of grieving, bringing readers through sorrow and helping them deal with feelings of anger or guilt, as well as the marital strain that may follow the loss of a beloved child.

Chasing Daylight
by Eugene O'Kelly


Chasing Daylight is the honest, touching, and ultimately inspirational memoir of former KPMG CEO Eugene O'Kelley, completed in the three-and-a-half months between his diagnosis with brain cancer and his death in September 2005. Its haunting yet extraordinarily hopeful voice reminds us to embrace the fragile, fleeting moments of our lives-the brief time we have with our family, our friends, and even ourselves.

Mindfulness For Beginners
by Jon Kabat-Zinn


We may long for wholeness, suggests Jon Kabat-Zinn, but the truth is that it is already here and already ours. The practice of mindfulness holds the possibility of not just a fleeting sense of contentment, but a true embracing of a deeper unity that envelops and permeates our lives. With Mindfulness for Beginners you are invited to learn how to transform your relationship to the way you think, feel, love, work, and play―and thereby awaken to and embody more completely who you really are.

Mindfulness Made Simple: An Introduction to Finding Calm Through Mindfulness & Meditation
by Elisha Goldtein, Ph.D.

A modern practice with ancient roots, mindfulness is widely recognized for its calming, healing, and restorative effects. Mindfulness and meditation can help you relieve stress, regulate your emotions, achieve focus and clarity, strengthen your communication skills, and cultivate an appreciation for what is most important to you. Based on centuries of experience and new techniques in the field of psychology, Mindfulness Made Simple shows how to bring mindfulness and meditation into your daily life.

Journey To The Heart: Daily Meditations On The Path To Freeing Your Soul
by Melody Beattie

Journey to the Heart will comfort and inspire us all as we begin to discover our true purpose in the world and learn to connect even more deeply with ourselves, the creative force, and the magic and mystery in the world around and within us.

Essential Zen
by Kazuaki Tanahashi

The best collection of Zen wisdom and wit since Zen Flesh, Zen Bones: koans, sayings, poems, and stories by Eastern and American Zen teachers and students capture the delightful, challenging, mystifying, mind-stopping, outrageous, and scandalous heart of Zen.

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery
by Linda Carlson and Michael Speca

Created by leading psychologists specializing in oncology, the Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery program is based on mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), a therapeutic combination of mindfulness meditation and gentle yoga now offered to cancer survivors and their loved ones in hundreds of medical centers, hospitals, and clinics worldwide. Let this book be your guide as you let go of fear and focus on getting well.

Five Good Minutes In Your Body
by Jeffrey Brantley and Wendy Millstine

Five Good Minutes in Your Body offers simple yet effective activities to help us restore and recharge our relationships with our bodies. With these tools we can create a life that is more fulfilling-a life in which we are no longer at the mercy of the stress of our day. The practices can transform the mundane into the extraordinary, and renew our sense of vitality and passion for life.

Five Good Minutes With The One You Love
by Jeffrey Brantley and Wendy Millstine

When you first fall in love, every moment you spend with that special someone feels like a lifetime. Even a glance and a smile can seem to last for hours. But as time goes by, let’s face it, relationships change. The rest of the world can start to slip in between you and the one you love. It takes practice to remain deeply connected and truly intimate with someone—but it doesn’t need to take up all of your free time. With the simple practices in this book, you’ll be able to really connect with your special someone in just five minutes a day.

Heaven an Experiential Journey (audio CD)
by Anita Moorjani, Barry Goldstein

Loosely based on the chapters of Anita Moorjani’s book, What if This is Heaven, these meditations offer a way of releasing stress and increasing self-awareness. Each track focuses on different areas of our self, such as health, self worth, fears, relationships and finding balance. These processes combined with the heavenly music of Barry Goldstein are the perfect vehicle to support healing and transformation in your life.

Deep Meditation For Healing (audio CD)
by Anita Moorjani

Anita Moorjani had lymphoma and her organs were beginning to shut down. As she slipped into a coma, doctors were resigned to the fact that she was in her last hours of life. Yet Anita experienced what has been termed a near-death experience (NDE), and within 24 hours of coming out of the coma, she had a newfound knowing about her own life. Subsequently, her body healed very rapidly, and within weeks doctors found no traces of cancer. This audio was inspired by what Anita experienced during her own journey to healing, and was specially created to assist those who are currently going through physical challenges of their own. It contains a highly specialized program that uses sound at different frequencies to guide you to a state of very deep and meditative relaxation.

The World of Relaxation (audio CD)
by Jon Kabat-Zinn

The World of Relaxation was conceived as a way to reach out to patients lying in bed in the hospital and inviting them to experiment inwardly, with Jon’s guidance, in bringing mindful awareness to their present-moment circumstances, utilizing the occasion of having to lie in bed for some time — whatever the viewer’s medical condition and prognosis — to do something for him or herself to promote healing of the mind and body, as a vital complement to whatever the health care system and one’s doctors are doing by way of medical treatments and rehabilitation.

Mindfulness Meditation (audio CD)
by Tara Brach

A profound transformation can occur just by training your attention in awareness―a practice sweeping schools, workplaces, and institutions across the country with its capacity to decrease stress, cultivate inner calm, and expand wisdom and creativity. Clinical psychologist and meditation teacher Tara Brach has been at the forefront of mindfulness-based therapy since its inception, successfully bringing principles of mindfulness to alleviate depression, chronic pain, and more.

There Is No Right Way To Meditate and Other Lessons
by Yumi Sakugawa

In There Is No Right Way to Meditate, award-winning artist Yumi Sakugawa helps you tap into your inner self and finally find the peace that you've been seeking. Each page offers a unique perspective on how to lead a more mindful life, with captivating ink illustrations and encouraging words like, "it's okay if the only thing you did today was breathe." From simple ways to get rid of a bad mood to instructions for making your intentions come true, her lessons will inspire you to become more aware of the present moment and find stillness no matter where you go.

Mind Over Medicine
by Lissa Rankin, M. D.

When Dr. Lissa Rankin’s own health started to suffer, she turned to Western medical treatments, but what she found was that they not only failed to help; they made her worse. So she decided to take matters into her own hands. Through her research, Dr. Rankin discovered that the health care she had been taught to practice was missing something crucial: a recognition of the body’s innate ability to self-repair and an appreciation for how we can control these self-healing mechanisms with the power of the mind. Using extraordinary cases of spontaneous healing, Dr. Rankin shows how thoughts, feelings, and beliefs can alter the body’s physiology. In this book, you’ll find a radical new wellness model based on Dr. Rankin’s scientific findings.

The Disease Delusion
by Dr. Jeffrey S Bland

For decades, Dr. Jeffrey Bland has been on the cutting edge of Functional Medicine, which seeks to pinpoint and prevent the cause of illness, rather than treat its symptoms. Managing chronic diseases accounts for three quarters of our total healthcare costs, because we’re masking these illnesses with pills and temporary treatments, rather than addressing their underlying causes, he argues.  In The Disease Delusion, Dr. Bland explains what Functional Medicine is and what it can do for you. Outlining the reasons why we suffer chronic diseases from asthma and diabetes to obesity, arthritis and cancer to a host of other ailments, Dr. Bland offers achievable, science-based solutions that can alleviate these common conditions and offers a roadmap for a lifetime of wellness.

Core 4 of Wellness
by Kaushal B. Nanavati, MD

The path to total wellness begins at your core. Nutrition, physical exercise, stress management, and spiritual wellness are the roots of health, peace, and contentment. You must feed these roots if you want to make real, positive change in your life.  Motivational speaker and family physician Kaushal B. Nanavati, MD, employs his extensive experience in providing care and coaching to individuals from many walks of life in this guide to mental, physical, and spiritual wellness.

You Are The Placebo
Dr Joe Dispenza

Is it possible to heal by thought alone—without drugs or surgery? The truth is that it happens more often than you might expect. In You Are the Placebo, Dr. Joe Dispenza shares numerous documented cases of those who reversed cancer, heart disease, depression, crippling arthritis, and even the tremors of Parkinson’s disease by believing in a placebo. Then he shares scientific evidence of amazing healings from his workshops, in which participants learn his model of personal transformation, based on practical applications of the so-called placebo effect.

Spontaneous Healing
by Andrew Weil

The body can heal itself. Spontaneous healing is not a miracle but a fact of biology--the result of the natural healing system that each one of us is born with. Drawing on fascinating case histories as well as medical techniques from around the world, Dr. Andrew Weil shows how spontaneous healing has worked to resolve life-threatening diseases, severe trauma, and chronic pain.  

Organic Body Care Recipes
by Stephanie Tourles

Discover the joys of all-natural body care. Stephanie Tourles shows you how to use fruit, flowers, herbs, and minerals to craft healthy products that promote radiant skin, strong nails, shiny hair, and an elevated mood. Pamper yourself from head to toe with products like Strawberry Cleanser, Pineapple Sunflower Scrub, and Almond Rose Body Lotion. Gentle on your skin and free of harsh chemicals found in commercial products, you’ll want to indulge yourself over and over with these luxuriously aromatic bath blends, face masks, and body scrubs.

Energy Medicine: Balancing Your Body's Energies for Optimal Health, Joy and Vitality
by Donna Eden

An exploration of the techniques of energy medicine, detailing eight major energy systems, including the meridians, the chakras, the aura, the Celtic weave, the basic grid, the five rhythms, the triple warmer, and the strange flows; and showing how to apply the energies to conquer the illnesses and stresses that affect health.

Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom
by Christiane Northrop

World-renowned and much-beloved women’s health expert Dr. Christiane Northrup shares with us the latest developments and advances that will maximize our potential for living well in our bodies today. Living a healthy life in a woman’s body can be downright fun—even ecstatic! And that’s good news for everyone—women, men, and their children.

Power Healing
by John Wimber and Kevin Springer

Power Healing by John Wimber, with co-author Kevin Springer, is an illuminating and inspiring look at the power of divine healing. Based on John Wimber’s profound belief that healing is fundamental to the ministry of Jesus Christ, Power Healing explores healing in the Old Testament and in the works of Jesus and his disciples, and offers practical models for today’s healing ministry.

What To Do When Someone You Love Is Depressed
by Mitch Golant and Susan K Golant

This book is directed toward the caregiver or "strengthened ally" of any of the more than seventeen million Americans who suffer from this common but often misunderstood affliction. Woven throughout are the personal experiences of Mitch Golant, who spent most of his childhood with a mother who was seriously depressed, an experience that not only catapulted him into his work as a clinical psychologist, but also informs this book with a tone of compassionate understanding.

The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution
by Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D.t

The nation’s leading expert on chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia offers a practical and concise guide to restoring health and energy.  The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution provides the most cutting-edge research and scientific information, offering the latest advances in treating chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, and the baffling, often dismissed symptoms associated with these debilitating conditions.

You Staying Young
by Michael F Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C Oz, M.D

Most of us believe that once we reach 40 or so, we begin the slow and steady decline of our minds and bodies. But according to Drs. Roizen and Oz, aging isn't a decline of our systems--the very biological processes that age us are actually designed to help us when we're younger. At the core of the book are the Major Agers, fourteen biological processes that control your aging. The doctors explain how to fight their effects, and provide a 14-day plan to help you along your path to staying young.

Journeys In Healing
by the Arvigo Institute, LLC

From our humble beginnings in traditional wisdom to the present, I am deeply moved by the widespread benefits to body and soul of The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy around the world.  What a remarkable book. It weaves together the stories of clients who have been healed through the compassionate work of Dr. Rosita Arvigo and the practitioners she has trained. Through this thoughtful compilation of case studies, we are shown again and again that the power of hands-on healing, love, and thoughtful living can heal even the deepest wounds and long-standing pain.

Healing Psoriasis
by John O. A. Pagano, D.C.

A leading researcher shares natural remedies for psoriasis.  This book outlines Dr. Pagano's natural, drug-free treatment regimen that can alleviate, control, and even heal psoriasis without steroid creams, tar baths, injections, or ultraviolet treatments. Healing Psoriasis outlines a healthy diet and lifestyle and includes case histories, photos, recipes, and a chapter on eczema.  

Essential Oils Desk Reference
by Essential Science Publishing

The Essential Oils Desk Reference (2nd  Edition) has the latest information of Young Living products and essential oil scientific research

Medical Medium
by Anthony William

Anthony William has helped tens of thousands of people heal from ailments that have been misdiagnosed or ineffectively treated or that doctors can’t resolve. He’s done this by listening to a divine voice that literally speaks into his ear, telling him what lies at the root of people’s pain or illness, and what they need to do to restore their health. His methods achieve spectacular results, even for those who have spent years and many thousands of dollars on all forms of medicine before turning to him. Now, in this revolutionary book, he opens the door to all he has learned over his 25 years of bringing people’s lives back: a massive amount of healing information, much of which science won’t discover for decades and most of which has never appeared anywhere before.

Intuitive Self-Healing
by Marie Manuchehri

Even doctors and the most sophisticated tests can't always find the source of a health issue, but there is one authority that always knows―your own body. "We intuitively perceive what we need for physical, emotional, and spiritual healing," teaches Marie Manuchehri. "The biggest challenge for most of us is learning to trust our inner guidance." With Intuitive Self-Healing, this registered nurse and renowned energy healer provides accessible instruction for helping you tune into your health at a deeper level.

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum's Heart Book
by Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum

As a cardiologist with a specialization in women’s heart disease, Dr. Steinbaum has helped thousands of patients resolve their heart issues, and aims to do the same for readers in her inspirational book that will change the way we think about heart health. She guides readers through the risk factors of heart disease, from the traditional physical benchmarks like weight, cholesterol, and blood pressure, to lifestyle habits, emotional awareness, and even the way she sees herself in the mirror—and in the world.  

T'ai Chi In A Chair
by Cynthia Quarta

Adapting the popular, hugely beneficial T'ai Chi exercise to a seated form, T'ai Chi in a Chair allows you to get fit at your desk, while watching TV, or even before you get out of bed in the morning. The exercises are GENTLE, EFFECTIVE, EASY and FAST. This unique book combines the proven routines of T'ai Chi with an innovative format that makes it easy to achieve health and fitness.

Yoga For Cancer
by Tari Prinster

For those faced with a cancer diagnosis, yoga offers a way to regain control of your body and take an active part in your recovery and long-term health.  Yoga teacher and cancer survivor Tari Prinster presents 53 traditional yoga poses that are adapted for all levels of ability and cancer challenges. She then applies the movements and breathwork of these poses to address 10 common side effects and offers 9 practice sequences for varying stages of treatment and recovery.  Prinster explores how yoga can be used to strengthen the immune system, rebuild bone density, avoid and manage lymphedema, decrease anxiety, detoxify the body, reduce pain, and help the body repair damage caused by the cancer and conventional treatments.

The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi
by Peter M. Wayne with Mark Fuerst

Conventional medical science on the Chinese art of Tai Chi now shows what Tai Chi masters have known for centuries: regular practice leads to more vigor and flexibility, better balance and mobility, and a sense of well-being. Cutting-edge research from Harvard Medical School also supports the long-standing claims that Tai Chi also has a beneficial impact on the health of the heart, bones, nerves and muscles, immune system, and the mind. This research provides fascinating insight into the underlying physiological mechanisms that explain how Tai Chi actually works.

Patient Heal Thyself
by Jordan S Rubin

The story of Jordan Rubin's recovery from incurable illness is one of the most dramatic natural healing stories ever told. In Patient Heal Thyself Jordan, a doctor of naturopathic medicine and founder of Garden of Life®, the fastest-growing nutritional company in America, teaches readers how to take control of their own health and unlock the body's phenomenal healing potential.

Sampoorna Yoga
by Yogi Hari

Yogi Hari is a Master of Hatha, Raja and Nada Yoga. He is well-known and respected around the world as a competent and inspiring teacher. Yogi Hari comeds from the Sivananda lineage. When he met his gurus, Swami Vishnu-Devananda and music master Swami Nads-Brahmananda in 1975, he retired from worldly life and spent seven years in the Sivananda Ashram where he immersed himself fully in Yoga Sadhana.

 

Living Your Yoga
by Judith Lasater

In Living Your Yoga, Judith Hanson Lasater stretches the meaning of yoga beyond its familiar poses and breathing techniques to include the events of daily life—all of them—as ways to practice. Using the time-honored wisdom of the Yoga Sutra and the Bhagavad Gita to steer the course, she serves up off-the-mat practices to guide you in deepening your relationships with yourself, your family and friends, and the world around you. 

Bikram's Beginning Yoga Class
by Bikram Choudhury

Sweat, strain, laugh, and do more for your health, body, and general well-being than you even imagined possible as you take your beginning yoga class from Bikram. For more than twenty years, Bikram's Beginning Yoga Class has been among the preeminent and most beloved of all yoga guides-and now it has been revised and updated by Bikram, with virtually all-new photographs and an updated section on yoga's medical benefits.

The Gifts of Imperfection
by Brene' Brown (audio CD)

In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living—a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness.

Chicken Soup For the Volunteer's Soul
by Jack Canfield

Deep within each one of us lies the ability to step up and care for those in need, even though we often feel overwhelmed by a complex world. In fact, more than 200 million people throughout the world offer their time and love to volunteering. The stories in Chicken Soup for the Volunteer's Soul highlight the efforts of everyday people in the United States and around the globe who volunteer with the American Red Cross, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Habitat for Humanity, the Peace Corps, Points of Light, Rotary and many, many other nonprofit organizations.

Positively Pink: The Guided Relaxation  (audio CD)
by Jacqueline Bays

 

You Can Heal Your Life
by Louise Hay

Louise’s key message in this powerful work is: “If we are willing to do the mental work, almost anything can be healed.” Louise explains how limiting beliefs and ideas are often the cause of illness, and how you can change your thinking…and improve the quality of your life.

The Healing Power of Reiki : A Modern Master's Approach to Emotional, Spiritual and Physical Wellness
by Raven Keyes

The ancient art of Reiki has the power to heal our minds, bodies, and spirits in ways few of us can imagine. The first Reiki Master to practice in an operating room under the supervision of Dr. Mehmet Oz, author Raven Keyes has brought Reiki to the defining events of our time. Keyes tells moving stories of giving Reiki to rescue workers at Ground Zero, PTSD survivors, professional athletes, trauma patients, and those suffering from crippling emotional pain. Through stories and meditations, readers are filled with hope and a sense of good will. Helpful exercises and meditations are included to invite healing and provide the opportunity to engage with Reiki energy more deeply.

Self-Healing with Reiki: How to Create Wholeness, Harmony & Balance for Body, Mind & Spirit
by Penelope Quest

In Self-Healing with Reiki, Penelope Quest explains how you can use Reiki as a powerful tool for healing your mind, body, and spirit to achieve wholeness, harmony, and a sense of purpose.Essential reading for everyone who has worked with Reiki at any level. Packed with innovative and easy-to-follow techniques, this book will provide you with access to the real impact and power of self-healing with Reiki.

Reiki For Common Ailments: A Practical Guide to Healing More than 80 Common Health Problems Paperback
by Mari Hall  

Reiki for Common Ailments is a comprehensive guide to treating over eighty common health problems from eczema, fatigue and anxiety, to back ache, arthritis and high blood pressure.Reiki Master teacher Mari Hall explains the principles of Reiki Healing and illustrates the key healing hand positions. For each ailment she provides an overview of symptoms, advice on emotional aspects of the complaint, describes the chakras and glands which should be focused on and recommends other therapies which can assist the healing process.

Living the Reiki Way: Reiki Principles for Everyday Living Paperback
by Penelope Quest

Practicing Reiki is not simply about healing others—it is also about healing yourself and growing spiritually. Penelope Quest offers practical and spiritual guidance on how you can absorb Reiki principles into your everyday life. In Living the Reiki Way, she guides us through the meanings and implications of each principle—and explains how they can help us achieve long-term happiness and contentment.

Essential Reiki: A Complete Guide to an Ancient Healing Art Paperback
by Diane Stein

Reiki is an ancient and profoundly simple system of “laying on of hands” healing derived from Tibetan Buddhism. In the West, Reiki has been kept highly secret for many years. ESSENTIAL REIKI presents full information on all three degrees of this healing system. Teaching from the perspective that Reiki healing belongs to all people, Diane Stein breaks new ground in her classic guide to this ancient practice. While no book can replace the directly received Reiki “attunements,” ESSENTIAL REIKI provides everything else that the healer, practitioner, and teacher of this system needs.

Traditional Reiki for Our Times: Practical Methods for Personal and Planetary Healing
by Amy Z. Rowland

This comprehensive book takes the reader step by step through traditional Reiki level I and II classes, discussing Reiki's origins and purpose, describing the attunement process by which a student is imbued with the power to channel life-force energy, and illustrating the many scenarios in which Reiki is an appropriate support for healing. Comprehensive instruction in the basic hand positions and extra positions used in administering Reiki are accompanied by photographs and medical illustrations. Considerations for establishing a professional practice and opportunities for further learning in both traditional Reiki (level III) and nontraditional schools complete the discussion.

Reiki for Life: The Complete Guide to Reiki Practice for Levels 1, 2 & 3
by Penelope Quest

Reiki for Life contains everything readers need to know about the healing art of Reiki, including basic routines, details about the power and potential of each level, special techniques for enhancing Reiki practice, and helpful direction on the use of Reiki toward spiritual growth. Complete with illustrations and a useful section of resources, Reiki for Life is a must-have for seekers anxious to learn about this fast-growing healing practice.

The Reiki Healing Handbook: Transmit Healing Energy Through Your Hands to Achieve Deep Relaxation, Inner Peace and Total Well Being
by Janet Green

Discover how learning to channel your thoughts can help you take control of your life. Transmit healing energy through your hands to achieve deep relaxation, inner peace and total well-being. Reiki is a system of healing that originated in Japan and dates back to the end of the nineteenth century. It is practiced by the simple process of the laying on of hands to channel healing energy through the practitioner to the recipient.  Reiki is a system of energy healing using spiritually guided life force energy. A useful tool for self-awareness and transformation.

Jack Kornfield Guided Meditation: Six Essential Practices to Cultivate Love, Awareness, and Wisdom (audio CD)
by Jon Kabat-Zinn

With Guided Meditation, this renowned Buddhist teacher brings you six practices that will open the door to the serenity and joy of meditation, and serve as your foundation for years to come.Offering you precise guidance through every step of these transformational practices