SUGGESTED READING LIST
Why not pull up a comfy chair and pick out a book to read?
Books on various topics that
me along the way loosely grouped in these categories:
Fiction/Novels Empowerment/Self- Esteem
- EXAMINING YOUR DOCTOR - A Patient's Guide to Avoiding
Harmful Medical Care by Timothy B. McCall, M.D. (I'll bet the AMA wanted to burn this guy
at the stake for this book!)
- RECLAIMING OUR HEALTH - Exploding the Medical Myth
and Embracing the Source of True Healing by John Robbins. ("John Robbins takes on the
medical establishment in this rousing book. As a champion of women and children, Robbins
writes with passion about the destructive influence of patriarchal medicine and points the
way to a future medicine that integrates the best of conventional and alternative
therapies - and that honors nature as the source of all healing." Andrew Weil, M.D.)
- Books and tapes by Dr Andrew Weil.
- WOMEN'S BODIES, WOMEN'S WISDOM - Creating Physical
and Emotional Health and Healing by Christiane Northrup, M.D.
-A book on women's bodies and health that takes a holistic approach by
addressing physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of healing.
Compassionate and thorough. Also THE WISDOM OF MENOPAUSE - the latest
information addressing this passage.
- YOUR BODY DOESN'T LIE by John Diamond, M.D.
- Behavioral Kinesilogy muscle testing to discover what factors
strengthen or weaken you - measuring your Life Energy and Vitality.
- ANATOMY OF THE SPIRIT - The Seven Stages of Power and
Healing by Caroline Myss, Ph.D. -
Caroline is a medical intuitive who uses energy medicine and shows how
every illness corresponds to a pattern of emotional and psychological
stresses, beliefs, and attitudes that have corresponding areas in the
human body. Her cds and dvds are excellent too.
- REBIRTHING MADE EASY A Gateway to Self-Knowledge,
Aliveness and Compassion by Colin P. Sisson -
The Breathing Technique of Rebirthing and the 12 Self-Sabotage
Conditioning habit patterns that we need to look at and recognize as
entrenched knee-jerk reactions/beliefs.
- Books and tapes by Roger Woolger, Ph.D. on past life
regressive therapy can be found
I participated in a two-day seminar in 1989 with Dr. Woolger and found
his work to be fascinating and illuminating.
He is now
some of his
- SUGAR BLUES by William Duffy (1975) - From the
overleaf: "Here's a bold, prophetic, blackly comic shocker pulled off by a
writer-detective who rampages through centuries of hidden history, forgotten folklore,
eternal Eastern wisdom, and shifty Western science, drawing of 50 years of medical
misadventures and a decade of world-wide research to lay it on the line....and shake us
out of a sweet, sweet stupor."
- FIT FOR LIFE I & ll by Harvey and Marilyn Diamond
-All about food combining properly so it will digest and a healthy living lifestyle.
- CARBOHYDRATE ADDICT'S LIFESPAN PROGRAM by Drs. Richard and Rachel Heller. Program for those addicted to simple carbohydrates and starches as seen on Oprah.
- WEEDS TO THE WISE and THE MENOPAUSAL YEARS The Wise
Woman Way - Alternative Approaches for Women 30-90 by Susun S. Weed. (Herbal alternatives
to the allopathic approach.)
- THE WAY OF HERBS by Michael Tierra. (A little book
packed with information about Eastern and Western herbs and Kitchen Remedies. Plus making
your own formulas.)
- AROMATHERAPY WORKBOOK by Marcel Lavabre. (A book on
essential oils and their uses.)
- Another great little book that is just packed with
healing techniques and exercises is 'THE PSYCHIC HEALING BOOK' by Amy Wallace and Bill
Henkin. Don't let the title scare you off, we're all psychic (intuitive) to some extent. I
am precognitive, clairvoyant, clairsentient (empathic), and sometimes clairaudient.
- The book 'ARE YOU REALLY TOO SENSITIVE?' by Marcy
Calhoun can give you a handle on this subject. Interesting stuff to help you understand
and harness your God-given abilities. Please don't ask me to 'tell your fortune' or make
predictions for you, however. I am not a 'reader' in that sense of the word. I get my
impressions when I talk to a person - during the course of a conversation I might have an
impulse to say something or direct someone to information or a book that could be helpful
to that person.
- WITH WINGS AS EAGLES and PRACTICAL SPIRITUALITY by
John Randolph Price. (John's books are many and are practical applications of metaphysical
principles. His more recent books THE ANGELS WITHIN US and ANGEL ENERGY describe the 22
inner archetypes/whirlpools of power with their counterparts in mythology, world
religions, the zodiac, the Tarot, and the Bible.)
- ANIMAL-SPEAK The Spiritual and Magical Powers of
Creatures Great and Small by Ted Andrews. (Includes a dictionary of animal symbolism. Ted
works in the Animal Rehabilitation Program at the Brukner Nature Center, Troy, Ohio and is
a Raptor guy. All his books are good.)
- SPIRITUAL DOWSING by Sig Lonegren (Dowsing/Pendulum
Use/Ley lines/Sacred Sites.
- GETTING THE LOVE YOU WANT by Harville Hendrix,Ph.D.
(If you didn't have good role models of what marriage and commitment should look like.)
- DRAWING THE LARGER CIRCLE - How to Love and Be Loved
by Jack and Cornelia Addington What is Love? and great Love Techniques
on putting Love to Work in your life - practical stuff.
- SPIRIT GUIDES - We Are Not Alone by Iris Belhayes
- If you think that what you get with your 5 physical senses is all
there is to reality this book will inform you otherwise.
- I COME AS A BROTHER by Bartholomew
- a discarnate
entity who has had many earth incarnations and wants to help us poor shlups
out here! "I come to remind you that you have ALWAYS been a part of the
Source, so that you can say within your being, 'Ah, I remember, I have
NEVER been separate. Love is always here, pulsating through all that I
do. And all my pain isn't because I am not loved, but because I forgot
that I could Love.' Love is not an abstraction, it is a quality of Being
that exists in everyone in equal measure. It can be activated at any
time by the conscious will that says, "I CHOOSE TO LOVE."
- EARTH TO TAO by Jose Stevens,Ph.D
- Michael's Guide to Healing and Spiritual Awakening - "The hallmark of
the spiritual person is awareness or the ability to be
awake...Wakefulness is an essence activity whereas being asleep is a
basic function of false personality...Being awake is a product of wider
and deeper perception of your own actions and those of others. As you
become more perceptive, you become more aware of essence-directed
activity... Wider perceptivity allows you live life more fully and
effortlessly and to become more tolerant of others, their lessons and
goals in this lifetime. These may be different from your own but just as
valid...As you become more tolerant, you develop the ability to heal
yourself. As you heal yourself, you heal others."
- Anything from White Eagle.
Consciousness/The White Eagle Lodge.
ATLAS SHRUGGED by Ayn Rand.
ILLUSIONS by Richard Bach
- Great quotes from the Messiah's Handbook include: "Every person, all
the events in your life are there because you have drawn them there.
What you choose to do with them is up to you." and "Here is a test to
find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you're alive, it
isn't." and "The bond that links your true family is not one of blood,
but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one
family grow up under the same roof."
Suspense and Horror : All John Sandford "Prey" novels; All Lee Child
"Jack Reacher" novels; Donald Westlake "Dortmunder" novels - so funny!;
All Anne Rice Vampire novels; James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell,
- REVOLUTION FROM WITHIN - A Book of Self-Esteem by
Gloria Steinem. - From back cover: "For two decades, Gloria Steinem has
led a social revolution against injustice. In this book she sets out to
restore self-authority that such injustice has undermined - in men as
well as women, across boundaries of race, class, age, and ability, using
stories from her own life and the lives of others."
LOVE AND POWER - Awakening to Mastery
by Lynn V. Andrews
- A journey of self-completion that tackles the problem of
imbalance - in life, in love, in work, in spirit using thought provoking exercises and
questions to help find out how to balance the need for love with the need for power.
- MANY ROADS, ONE JOURNEY -Moving Beyond the 12 Steps
by Charlotte Kasl, Ph.D. -
A timely in depth examination of the impact recovery groups and
treatment programs have on individual lives. An objective
examination of the pros and cons of the 12 Step program, reframing of
codependency as internalized oppression, explores boundary issues and
sexual exploitation in groups and empowers individuals to find their own
voice and their own sources of strength and spirituality to guide their
healing. Introduces the 16 Steps of Discovery and
Empowerment as a more holistic alternative.
- John Bradshaw's ON THE FAMILY
- The first book I read
on family of origin/abuse/ACOA issues. AND I met John Bradshaw at a workshop he gave in
New Brunswick, NJ - what a nice man. I had him sign a copy of one of his books and stood
there blubbering like a little kid! All I could croak out was, "I'm glad you came to
New Jersey.". I felt like a doofus!
- SECRET SURVIVORS by E. Sue Blume
- Includes the Incest
Survivor's After Affects Checklist.
- What do I mean by a Wounded Plutonian Healer? Read
HEALING PLUTO PROBLEMS by Donna Cunningham, MSW if your life has been filled with issues
of abuse, incest, emotional secrets, anger, guilt, resentment, fear, power and control. You
may have a prominent Pluto in your birth chart. Want to find out? I calculate charts -
email me. Donna includes lots of healing tools such as flower remedies, visualizations,
and crystals to aid in transforming the pain that hurts.
Also she has
alternative healing excellent books by Donna
Cunningham, MSW are THE SPIRITUAL DIMENSIONS OF HEALING ADDICTIONS and FURTHER DIMENSIONS
OF HEALING ADDICTIONS. Included are discussions on addiction to alcohol, drugs, sugar,
food, cigarettes and marijuana with the underlying spiritual reason for these addiction
and great alternative healing tools to kick them.
5 Feb. 2009
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