Here is a list of Books  that helped me along my path to Becoming Myself 



Ban Breathnach, S. (1995). Simple abundance: A daybook of comfort and joy. Warner Books, Incorporated.

Ban Breathnach, S. (1998). Something more: Excavating your authentic self. New York: Time Warner Books.

Ban Breathnach, S. (1999). The illustrated discovery journal: Creating a visual autobiography of your authentic self. Warner Books, Incorporated.

Borysenko, Joan, Ph.D. (2003). Inner peace for busy women: Balancing work, family, and your inner life. Hay House, Inc.

Cameron, J. (1992). The artist’s way: A spiritual path to higher creativity. New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons.

Louden, J. (1992). The women’s comfort book: A guide for restoring, rediscovering, and reawakening your true self- in a moment, an hour, a day, or a weekend. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.

Louden, J. (1997). The women’s retreat book: A guide to restoring, rediscovering, and reawakening your true self- in a moment, an hour, a day, or a weekend. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco.

Spiritual Growth

Vanzant, I. (1998). One day my soul just opened up. N.Y.: Fireside.

Vanzant, I. (2000). Until today!: Daily devotions for spiritual growth and peace of mind. New York: Simon & Schuster.


Brehony, Kathleen, A. (1996). Awakening at midlife: A guide to reviving your spirit, recreating your life, and returning to your truest self. New York: Riverhead Books.

Sheehy, Gail. (1995). New passages: Mapping your life across time. New York: Random


Benson, M.D., Herbert. (1884). Beyond the relaxation response. N.Y.: Times Books

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990). Full catastrophe living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness. New York: Delta Trade Paperbacks.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1995). Wherever you go, there you are: Mindfulness meditation in everyday life. Hyperion.

Timuss, C. (2002). Mindfulness for everyday living. New York: Barron’s

Weiss, M.D., Brian L. (2002). Meditation: Achieving inner peace and tranquility in your life. [CD included] California: Hay House, Inc.

Women’s Health and Self-Care

Borysenko, Joan, Ph.D. (1988). Minding the Body, Mending the Mind. New York: Bantam Books.

Borysenko, Joan, Ph.D. & Borysenko, Miroslav. (1995). The power of the mind to heal. Hay House, Inc.

Domar, Ph.D, A, & Dreher, H. (2000). Self-Nurture: Learning to care for yourself as effectively as you care for everyone else. New York: Viking: Penguin Putnam, Inc.

Northrup, M.D., C. (1998). Women’s bodies, women’s wisdom.: Creating physical and emotional health and healing. New York: Bantam Books.

Mind, Body Spirit Therapies

Alexander, J. (2001). Mind, body, spirit: A complete guide to holistic therapies for achieving and maintaining optimum health and wellbeing. Carlton Publishing Group.

Holistic Environment

Chiazzari, Suzy. (1998). The healing home: Creating the perfect place to live with color, aroma, light and other natural elements. Vermont: Trafalgar Square Publishing.

Trevelyan, Joanna. (1998). Holistic home: Creating an environment for physical and spiritual well-being. New York: Sterling Publishing Co. Inc.


Biziou, B. (1999). The joy of ritual: Spiritual recipes to celebrate milestones, ease transitions, and make every day sacred. New York: Golden Books.

Biziou, B. (2000). The joy of family rituals: Recipes for everyday living. Golden Books Adult Publishing Group.








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