Recs and Resources
Learning: The most efficient way to create peace in the world is to create peace first within ourselves.
- Spirituality - Buddhism: “Creating True Peace: Ending Violence in Yourself, Your Family, Your Community, and the World” by Thich Nhat Hanh
Learning: Our happiness depends not on what happens, but how we make sense of what happens.
- Psychology: “Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience” by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Learning: Mindfulness and lovingkindness can help alleviate mental and physical pain, illness, and trauma.
- Spirituality - Buddhism: “Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening” by Joseph Goldstein
Learning: Sharing our most authentic self is an act of courage that unveils connection and growth. Direct communication is essential to interpersonal dynamics and output. Clarity is kindness.
- Psychology: “Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.” by Brené Brown
Learning: Understanding the connections between the emotional, mental and physical body empowers us with education to inform cause, treatment, and what is possible once healed.
- Psychology, Sex Education: “The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma" by Bessel Van Der Kolk, M.D.
- Psychology, Sex Education: “Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life"
- Spirituality: “The Chakras Activity Book and Journal”
Learning: It’s not my fault, it’s the historic degradation of women!
- Sex Education: “All the F*cking Mistakes: A Guide to Sex, Love, and Life" by Gigi Engle
- History, Culture: “Men Explain Things to Me" by Rebecca Solnit
- History, Culture: "Cassandra Speaks: When Women Are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes" by Elizabeth Lesser
Learning: We manifest lives as abundant as we believe they can be.
- Psychology: “The Power of Receiving: a revolutionary approach to giving yourself the life you want and deserve” by Amanda Owen
- Imani Quinn Artist, Author, Speaker, Quantum Oracle
- Ellen Bowles Artist, Astrology, Tarot reader, Ancestral Healer
- Shoshannah French Intuitive and Intuitive Coach
- Ev’Yan Whitney Sexuality Doula
- Brittney Carmichael Empowerment Coach
- “Sex is Medicine” with Devi Ward
- “Unf*ck Your Brain” with Kara Lowentheil
- “The Woke Mystix” with Ellen Bowles and Imani Quinn