Books that have provided me with comfort, insight, strength…

Grief and Loss

  • The ABC’s of Healthy Grieving by Harold Ivan Smith

  • Grieving the Death of A Mother by Harold Ivan Smith

  • Motherless Daughters by Hope Edelman

  • The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

  • Healing Through the Shadows of Loss by Deborah Morris Coryell

  • Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss by Chuck DeKlyen and Pat Schwiebert

  • Dear Cheyenne: A Journey into grief, A Collection of Angels & Miracles A Celebration of Motherhood… by Joanne Cacciatore

  • When the Bough Breaks Forever After the Death of a Son or Daughter by Judith R. Bernstein, PH.D.

  • The Fall of Freddie the Leaf by Leo Buscaglia, PH.D.

  • Conversations at Midnight: Coming to Terms with Dying and Death by Kay and Herbert Kramer

  • Option B by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant

  • Heart-Broken Open A Memoir Through Loss to Self-Discovery by Kristine Carlson

  • My Wife Said You May Want to Marry Me: A Memoir Jason B. Rosenthal

Self Care/Self Empowerment

  • Faces of CredibleMind: Jennifer Stern

  • The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion by Christopher K. Germer, PhD

  • Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

  • A Short Path to Change 30 Ways to Transform Your Life by Jenny Mannion


  • Still Alice by Lisa Genova * Fiction*

That Which We Can Not See

  • Many Lives, Many Masters by Brian L. Weiss, M.D.

  • The Presence of the Light by Annabel Chaplin

  • Journey of Souls Case Studies of Life between Lives by Michael Newton, PH. D.


  • What Smart Women Know by Steven Carter and Julia Sokol

  • The Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman

  • Codependent No More by Melody Beattie

  • Your Teen Magazine