The Creative Act: A Way of Being – Rick Rubin

From the legendary music producer, a master at helping people connect with the wellsprings of their creativity, comes a beautifully crafted book many years in the making that offers that same deep wisdom to all of us. “A gorgeous and inspiring work of art on creation, creativity, the work of the artist. It will gladden the hearts of writers and artists everywhere, and get them working again with a new sense of meaning and direction. A stunning accomplishment.” —Anne Lamott. “I set out to write ...



Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Hereafter – E.B. Bartels

An unexpected, poignant, and personal account of loving and losing pets, exploring the singular bonds we have with our companion animals, and how to grieve them once they’ve passed. E.B. Bartels has had a lot of pets—dogs, birds, fish, tortoises. As varied a bunch as they are, they’ve taught her one universal truth: to own a pet is to love a pet, and to own a pet is also—with rare exception—to lose that pet in time. But while we have codified traditions to mark the ...



Thanks A Thousand: A Gratitude Journey (TED Books) – A. J. Jacobs

The idea was deceptively simple: New York Times bestselling author A.J. Jacobs decided to thank every single person involved in producing his morning cup of coffee. The resulting journey takes him across the globe, transforms his life, and reveals secrets about how gratitude can make us all happier, more generous, and more connected. Author A.J. Jacobs discovers that his coffee—and every other item in our lives—would not be possible without hundreds of people we usually take for granted: farmers, chemists, artists, presidents, truckers, mechanics, biologists, miners, smugglers, ...



Lighter: Let Go of the Past, Connect with the Present, and Expand the Future – Yung Pueblo

“An empathetic and wise book that will guide you on a journey toward a deeper understanding of self.”—Nedra Glover Tawwab, LCSW, New York Times bestselling author of Set Boundaries, Find Peace. A radically compassionate plan for turning inward and lifting the heaviness that prevents us from healing ourselves and the world, from the New York Times bestselling author of Clarity & Connection. “During the years when I had abandoned myself, my mind felt undeniably heavy. I knew I needed to find a clear way to help me feel lighter.” Yung Pueblo’s ...



All About Love: New Visions – bell hooks

A New York Times bestseller and enduring classic, All About Love is the acclaimed first volume in feminist icon bell hooks’ “Love Song to the Nation” trilogy.  All About Love reveals what causes a polarized society, and how to heal the divisions that cause suffering. Here is the truth about love, and inspiration to help us instill caring, compassion, and strength in our homes, schools, and workplaces. “The word ‘love’ is most often defined as a noun, yet we would all love better if we used it as a verb,” ...



Meditations – Marcus Aurelius

‘Their icy blasts are refreshing and restorative. They tell you the worst. And having heard the worst, you feel less bad’ Blake Morrison Written in Greek by the only Roman emperor who was also a philosopher, without any intention of publication, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius offer a remarkable series of challenging spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the emperor struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. While the Meditations were composed to provide personal consolation and encouragement, Marcus Aurelius also created one of the greatest ...



Never Finished: Unshackle Your Mind and Win the War Within – David Goggins

This is not a self-help book. It’s a wake-up call! Can’t Hurt Me, David Goggins’ smash hit memoir, demonstrated how much untapped ability we all have but was merely an introduction to the power of the mind. In Never Finished, Goggins takes you inside his Mental Lab, where he developed the philosophy, psychology, and strategies that enabled him to learn that what he thought was his limit was only his beginning and that the quest for greatness is unending. The stories and lessons in this raw, revealing, unflinching ...



The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times – Michelle Obama

ONE OF TIME’S 100 MUST-READ BOOKS OF 2022 • In an inspiring follow-up to her critically acclaimed, #1 bestselling memoir Becoming, former First Lady Michelle Obama shares practical wisdom and powerful strategies for staying hopeful and balanced in today’s highly uncertain world. There may be no tidy solutions or pithy answers to life’s big challenges, but Michelle Obama believes that we can all locate and lean on a set of tools to help us better navigate change and remain steady within flux. In The Light We Carry, she opens a frank ...

The Mysterious Language of Numerology & Angel Numbers – Charlie Emerson

There are messages and signs around you all the time… Do you know how to interpret them and use them to light your path? Did your grandmother ever tell you to make a wish when the clock struck 11:11? Many people grow up knowing that some numbers are considered lucky… But not many people stop to wonder why. But there’s a good reason, and the answer lies in numbers. So much of life seems impossible to control. How can you plan for the future when ...

Odin’s Runes: Discover the Secrets of Elder Futhark Norse Rune Magic Complete With Folklore, History, and Divination With Guided Layouts for Beginners – Zara Greene

Have you always wondered how to use runes as a spiritual guide? Whether you’re a curious beginner or an experienced practitioner of divination, Odin’s Runes is the only guide you need to start a lifelong journey to unlock the true power of runes. Through understanding Viking culture and history, you’ll gain a comprehensive insight into Norse runes and magic, and this understanding will open the doors to interpreting your runes with skill and perspective. If you seek the knowledge to navigate life’s challenges with this ...

There’s A Reason For That – Understand why people don’t get you and you don’t get them, and find calm when the shift hits the fan, starting today. – Nolan Collins

Have you ever muttered the words “What were you thinking?” either under your breath or in a moment of frustration out loud. Or “Why did you do that?” and been rewarded with a shrug of unknowing in response? The people we interact with, like us, have lives and experiences we couldn’t begin to fathom in our attempt to answer those questions – questions that never seemed to get answered to our satisfaction. Until now. In a society bombarding us with endless self-help directives to do ...



The Wisdom Pattern: Order, Disorder, Reorder – Richard Rohr

“We are indeed ‘saved’ by knowing and surrendering to this universal pattern of reality. Knowing the full pattern allows us to let go of our first order, trust the disorder, and, sometimes even hardest of all—to trust the new reorder. Three big leaps of faith for all of us, and each of a different character.” —from the introduction A universal pattern can be found in all societies and in fact in all of creation. We see it in the seasons of the year; the stories ...

The Art of Letting GO: How to Let Go of the Past, Look Forward to the Future, and Finally Enjoy the Emotional Freedom You Deserve! – Damon Zahariades

Are you struggling with anger, regrets, and resentment? Do you feel emotionally exhausted, stressed, and discouraged by painful memories? THE ART OF LETTING GO provides a complete toolkit that you can use to retrain your brain, reverse negative thoughts patterns, and finally let go of crippling emotional anchors so you can enjoy life to its fullest!

Finding Purpose: Book 1 in the Mylin Valley Series – Angela E. Powell

An eight-year-old special needs child and a traumatized horse turn life upside down for Heather Fletcher. Is her expertise in training horses and a newfound interest in neuroscience enough to help them, or will they all be trampled in the dirt? For Heather, life in the small mountain town of Mylin Valley couldn’t be better. She has a family who loves and supports her, a community who embraces her, and a successful horse rescue ranch. But when Xavier, a young boy with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum ...