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Below are links to reading material from our book list. If you wish to leave a review of any of the books on our reading list use our Contact page and put Book Review in the Subject Box. Please let us know if it’s okay to share your review.

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“A Press Release from the CoronaVirus”

Offering a different perspective on the pandemic

(Just another way of looking at it)

Eckhart Tolle – How do I handle the fear that I’m feeling – March 2020

In this video, Eckhart answers how we transcend any fearful thoughts we might have, especially at this time during the global pandemic, about losing our job, money, getting sick, or the fear of something happening to a loved one. He also shows us how we can turn our attention away from any fearful thinking and focus on the inner body and deepening into the present moment.

Perfect Health by Deepak Chopra.

“A brilliant and exhilarating book”, Sunday Telegraph

This guide by Dr Deepak Chopra should appeal to all those in search of balance, harmony, and perfect health. This revised edition has a new introduction, questionnaires, and recent scientific and medical research studies.

Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman.

This book is based on the story of Dan Millman, a world champion athlete, who journeys into realms of romance and magic, light and darkness, body, mind, and spirit. Guided by a powerful old warrior named Socrates and tempted by an elusive, playful woman named Joy, Dan is led toward a final confrontation that will deliver or destroy him. Readers join Dan as he learns to live as a peaceful warrior. This international bestseller conveys piercing truths and humorous wisdom, speaking directly to the universal quest for happiness.  Find out more

When Things Fall Apart. by Pema Chödrön.

The beautiful practicality of her teaching has made Pema Chödrön one of the most beloved of contemporary American spiritual authors among Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. A collection of talks she gave between 1987 and 1994, the book is a treasury of wisdom for going on living when we are overcome by pain and difficulties.  Find out more

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle.

Eckhart Tolle’s message is simple: living in the now is the truest path to happiness and enlightenment. And while this message may not seem stunningly original or fresh, Tolle’s clear writing, supportive voice and enthusiasm make this an excellent manual for anyone who’s ever wondered what exactly “living in the now” means. Foremost, Tolle is a world-class teacher, able to explain complicated concepts in concrete language. More importantly, within a chapter of reading this book, readers are already holding the world in a different container–more conscious of how thoughts and emotions get in the way of their ability to live in genuine peace and happiness. Find out more

The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck.

“An extraordinary book about Life and the art of Living. It was the most complete and indepth book about personal development from which one become much more aware of the nature of all kinds of relationships. This book will help to shape your vision of Life!” Reader review  Find out more

My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor.

Jill Taylor was a 37-year-old Harvard-trained brain scientist when a blood vessel exploded in her brain. Through the eyes of a curious scientist, she watched her mind deteriorate whereby she could not walk, talk, read, write, or recall any of her life. Because of her understanding of the brain, her respect for the cells in her body, and an amazing mother, Jill completely recovered. In My Stroke of Insight, she shares her recommendations for recovery and the insight she gained into the unique functions of the two halves of her brain. When she lost the skills of her left brain, her consciousness shifted away from normal reality where she felt “at one with the universe.” Find out more

Attitudes of Gratitude by M. J. Ryan.

This is a collection of essays and practical suggestions for anyone who wants to focus on the joy and satisfaction in their everyday life. Candid and story-filled, this book encourages the reader to see the full rather than the empty half of the glass.  Find out more

The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight by Thom Hartmann

While everything appears to be collapsing around us — ecodamage, genetic engineering, virulent diseases, the end of cheap oil, water shortages, global famine, wars — we can still do something about it and create a world that will work for us and for our children’s children. The inspiration for Leonardo DiCaprio’s web movie Global Warning, The Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight details what is happening to our planet, the reasons for our culture’s blind behavior, and how we can fix the problem.   Find out more

Journey to the East by Herman Hesse.

On the face of it, The Journey to the East is a simple short story detailing the events of the League’s voyage to an unspecified destination; whilst the party are sojourning in a Swiss mountain gorge, Morbio Inferiore, the humble, happy servant, Leo, disappears, seemingly along with a selection of important documents.  Find out more

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey

When Stephen Covey first released The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, the book became an instant rage because people suddenly got up and took notice that their lives were headed off in the wrong direction; and more than that, they realized that there were so many simple things they could do in order to navigate their life correctly. This book was wonderful education for people, education in how to live life effectively and get closer to the ideal of being a ‘success’ in life.   Find out more

The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace Wattles

As featured in the bestselling book The Secret, here is the landmark guide to wealth creation republished with the classic essay “How to Get What You Want.” Wallace D. Wattles spent a lifetime considering the laws of success as he found them in the work of the world’s great philosophers. He then turned his life effort into this simple, slender book – a volume that he vowed could replace libraries of philosophy, spirituality, and self-help for the purpose of attaining one definite goal: a life of prosperity.  Find out more

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari.

100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens.
How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be enslaved by bureaucracy, timetables and consumerism? And what will our world be like in the millennia to come?
 Find out more

“This is a really interesting book!   It is available on Audible and is very well read . Well worth listening to (or reading).”  – Caroline Barraclough.

The Inner Game of Tennis by W. Timothy Gallwey.

The Inner Game of Tennis is a revolutionary program for overcoming the self-doubt, nervousness, and lapses of concentration that can keep a player from winning. Now available in a revised paperback edition, this classic bestseller can change the way the game of tennis is played. Find out more