Resources


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Difficulties, Disorders, and Illnesses (see also Parkinson's disease below)

  1. The anger workbook: A 13-step interactive plan to help you…by Les Carter and Frank Minirth.
  2. The anxiety & phobia workbook, by Edmund J. Bourne.
  3. The attention deficit disorder in adults workbook, by Lynn Weiss.
  4. Authentic happiness, by Martin Seligman.
  5. The bipolar survival guide: What you and your family need to know, by David J. Miklowitz.
  6. The depression workbook: A guide for living with manic depression, by Mary Ellen Copland and Matthew McKay.
  7. The denial of death, by Ernest Becker.
  8. Tuesdays with Morrie, by Mitch Albom.
  9. The unquiet mind: A memoir of moods and madness, by Kay Redfield Jamison.
  10. Women, anger & depression: Strategies for empowerment, by Lois Frankel.

Relationships/Marriage/Couples/Families

  1. Are you the one for me?: Knowing who's right and avoiding who's wrong, by Barbara De Angelis.
  2. Save Your Marriage Before It Starts, by Les Parrott.
  3. The seven principles for making marriage work, by John Gottman and Nan Silver.
  4. The five love languages, by Gary Chapman.
  5. Hold me tight by Susan Johnson
  6. Safe Haven Marriage by Hart
  7. The gentle art of verbal self-defense, by Suzette Haden Elgin.
  8. Boundaries: When to say yes, how to say no to take control of your life, by Henry Cloud & John Townsend.
  9. How To Argue So Your Spouse Will Listen: 6 Principles for Turning Arguments into Conversations by Sharon Hart Morris May
  10. Raising great kids, by Henry Cloud and John Townsend
  11. How to talk so kids will listen & listen so kids will talk, Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish.
  12. Stepparenting, by Jannette Lofas.
  13. The truth about cheating, by Gary Neuman.
  14. Infidelity: A survival guide, by Don David-Lusterman.
  15. Getting past the affair:  A program to help you cope, heal, and move on -- together or apart, by Douglas K. Snyder.
  16. How can I forgive you?:  The courage to forgive, the freedom not to, by Janis A. Spring.
  17. After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful by Michael Spring
  18. The divorce handbook, by James T. Friedman, etc.
  19. When the vow breaks: A survival and recovery guide for Christians facing divorce, by Joseph Warren Kniskern and Steve Grissom.
  20.  Helping kids cope with divorce the sandcastles way, by M. Gary Neuman.
  21. How to survive the loss of a love, by Peter McWilliams, etc.

Vocation/Career

  1. Do what you are: Discover the perfect career for you through the secrets of personality type, by Paul D. Tieger & Barbara Barrow-Tieger.
  2. Fish tales: Reallife stories to help you transform your workplace and your life, by Stephen C. Lunden, etc.
  3. The pathfinder: How to choose or change your career for a lifetime of satisfaction and success, by Nicholas Lore.

God, Religion, & Spirituality

  1. The cost of discipleship, by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
  2. God's promises for your every need.
  3. A guide to prayer for all God's people, by Reuben P. Job and Norman Shawchuck.
  4. The idea of the Holy, by Rudolf Otto.
  5. Revolution: Finding vibrant faith beyond the walls of the sanctuary, by George Barna.
  6. The sacred and the profane: The nature of religion, by Mircea Eliade.
  7. The screwtape letters, by C.S. Lewis.
  8. Taking on the gods…, by Merle Jordan.
  9. The wounded healer, by Henri Nouwen.
  10. Your god is too small, by J.B. Phillips.

Parkinson's Disease

  1. Parkinson's News Update - http://www.nwpf.org
  2. Hope: Four keys to a better quality of life for Parkinson's people, by Hal Newsom.
  3. Parkinson's disease: 300 tips for making life easier, by Shelley Schwarz.
  4. Parkinson's: Everything you need to know, by David A. Grimes.
  5. Parkinson's News Update, http://www.nwpf.org
  6. What your doctor may not tell you about Parkinson's disease: A holistic program for optimal wellness, by Jill Marjama-Lynons and Mary Shomon.

Other Reads

  1. Another shot: How I relived my life in less than a year, by Joe Kitka.
  2. A pretty good person: What it takes to live with courage, gratitude & integrity or when pretty good is as good as you can be, by Lewis Smedes.
  3. Male menopaws {The silent howl}, by Marty Sacks.
  4. Menopaws {The silent meow}, by Martha Sacks.
  5. Toys and reasons: Stages in the ritualization of experience, by Erik Erikson.