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A list of books, podcasts, and other resources I recommend. 



Self-Compassion and Mindfulness

  • "Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind To Yourself" by Kristin Neff

  • "The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion" by Christopher Germer

  • "The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook" by Kristin Neff and Christopher Germe

  • "Real Happiness" by Sharon Salzburg

  • "Real Love" by Sharon Salzburg

  • "Real Change" by Sharon Salzburg

  • "Radical Acceptance" by Tara Brach

  • "Radical Compassion" by Tara Brach

  • "Braving the Wilderness" by Brene Brown

  • "The Body Keeps the Score" by Bessel Van der Kalk 

  • "Good Morning, I Love You" by Dr. Shauna Shapiro

  • "Hardwiring Happiness" by Dr. Rick Hanson

  • "Neuro Dharma" by Dr. Rick Hanson

  • "Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving" by Pete Walker

  • "Don't Tell Me To Relax: Emotional Resilience in the Age of Rage, Feels & Freak-Outs" by Ralph De La Rosa


  • "Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out" by Ruth King

  • "The Inner Work of Racial Justice" by Rhonda Magee

  • "So You Want To Talk About Race" by Ijeoma Oluo

  • "Bad Feminist" by Roxane Gay

  • "My Grandmother's Hands" by Resmaa Menakem


  • “The Body is Not An Apology” by Sonya Renee Taylor

  • “The Beauty Myth” by Naomi Wolf

  • “Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls” by Jes M. Baker

  • “Landwhale” by Jes M. Baker

  • “Body of Truth” by Harriet Brown

  • “Body Positive Power: How to Stop Dieting, Make Peace with Your Body, and LIVE” by Megan Jayne Crabbe

  • “Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth about Weight” by Linda Bacon

  • “Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life” by Emily Nagoski


  • Metta Hour Podcast with Sharon Salzburg 

  • Tara Brach podcast

  • Being Well Podcast

  • Untangle: Mindfulness for Curious Humans

  • Matter of Fat Podcast

  • Unf*ck Your Brain

  • Unlocking Us with Brene Brown

  • Ten Percent Happier

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