What’s On My Bookshelf?

 

 

This is my current collection of books. I was able to donate 2/3 of my library last year when I moved to New York and the ones that remain are my favorites. Take a look!

 

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed

How to Be A Person in the World by Heather Havrileski

Influence by Robert Caldini

Predictably Irrational by Dan Ariely

The Tools by Phil Stutz and Barry Michels

Switch by Chip and Dan Heath

The Achievement Habit by Bernard Roth

Find Your Extraordinary by Jessica Herrin

The Power of Now by James + Claudia Altucher

Thrive by Arianna Huffington

The Desire Map by Danielle LaPorte

The Motivation Manifesto by Brendan Burchard

Self-Coaching 101 by Brooke Castillo

The Secret Language of Eating Disorders by Peggy Claude-Pierre

The Road less Traveled by M. Scott Peck

The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

Mastery by Robert Greene

The Art of Seduction by Robert Greene

Getting Things Done by David Allen

Time Management from the Inside Out by Julie Morgenstern

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Maria Kondo

The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a Fuck by Sarah Knight

Field Notes on the Compassionate Life by Marc Ian Barach

The Flipside of Feminism by Suzanne Venker + Phyllis Schlafly

Presence by Amy Cuddy

10% Happier by Dan Harris

The Lucifer Effect by Philip Zimbarto

The Boy Who Was a Raised as a Dog by Bruce D. Perry

The Three Marriages by David Whyte

The Master Key System in 24 Parts by Charles Haanel

28 Laws of Attraction by Thomas Leonard

 

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COMMUNICATION

How to Say It by Rosalie Maggio

Difficult Conversations by Douglas Stone, Bruce Patton, Sheila Heen

Getting to Yes by Fisher, Uri, and Patton

Ted Talks by Chris Anderson

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SCIENCE + SPIRITUALITY

The Star Thrower by Loren Eiseley

A Return to Love by Marianne Williamson

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself by Dr. Joe Dispenza

You Are the Placebo by Dr. Joe Dispenza

Spiritual Bypassing by Robert Augustus Masters

Recovering Spirituality by Ingrid Mathieu

A Return to Love by Marianne Williamson

The Law and the Promise by Neville Goddard

The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy, PhD

Ask + It Is Given by Ester + Jerry Hicks

Awaken Your Genius by Carolyn Elliott

Medical Intuition: Your Awakening to Wholeness by C. Norman Shealy

The Universe Has Your Back by Gabrielle Bernstein

Sacred Contracts by Caroline Myss

Entering the Castle by Caroline Myss

Invisible Acts of Power by Caroline Myss

Archetypes by Caroline Myss

The Adventure of I by Tania Kostos

Biocentrism by Robert Lanza

Frequency by Penney Peirce

Letter to a Christian Nation by Sam Harris

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor

The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine

What God Said by Neale Donald Walsh

The Book by Alan Watts

 

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MONEY

The Soul of Money by Lynne Twist

The Spender’s Guide to Debt-Free Living by Anna Newell Jones

Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth by James Altucher

I Had No Money and I Liked It by Lilou Mace

The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles

Money Isn’t the Problem, You are by Gary Douglas + Dain Heer

Your Infinite Power to Be Rich by Joseph Murphy, PhD

Money Changes Everything by Jenny Offill + Elissa Schappell

The Energy of Money by Maria Nemeth

Navigating the Dark Sign of Wealth by Thayer Cheatham-Willis

 

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BUSINESS BOOKS

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

Do the Work by Steven Pressfield

Turning Pro by Steven Pressfield

The Authentic Swing by Steven Pressfield

Brand Thinking by Debbie Millman

How to Think Like a Great Graphic Designer by Debbie Millman

Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh

Use What You’ve Got by Barbara Corcoran

Jab, Jab, Jab Right Hook by Gary Vaynerchuk

The Millionaire Messenger by Brendan Burchard

Ask by Ryan Levesque

Love is the Killer App by Tim Sanders

 

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ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS

Attached by Levine + Heller

Crazy Time by Abigail Trafford

Getting the Love You Want by Harville Hendrix

Keeping the Love You Find by Harville Hendrix

Beyond the Breakup by Andrew Aitken

He’s Just Not That Into You by Greg Behrendt + Liz Tuccillo

It’s Just a Date by Greg Behrendt + Amiira Ruotola-Behrendt

It’s Called a Breakup Because It’s Broken by Greg Behrendt + Amiira Ruotola-Behrendt

The Relationship Cure by John Gottman + Joanne DeClaire

Getting Past Your Breakup by Susan Elliott

Freedom from Toxic Relationships by Avril Carruthers

How to Be an Adult in Relationships by David Richo

Disarming the Narcissist by Wendy Behary

Mistress by the Mistress

The Way of the Superior Man by David Deida

Dear Lover by David Deida

How to Make Someone Fall in Love With You in 90 Minutes or Less by Nicolas Boothman

The Mind of a Jerk by Manuel Johnson

The Wisdom of a Broken Heart by Susan Piver

Bad Boyfriends by Jeb Kinnison

 

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MEMOIRS + PERSONAL STORIES

All the Strange Hours by Loren Eiseley

Carry On Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton

Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton

I Had No Job and I Liked It by Lilou Mace

Brave Enough by Cheryl Strayed

How Starbucks Saved My Life by Michael Gates Gill

Spinster by Kate Bolick

So Sad Today by Melissa Broder

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination by Elizabeth McCracken

Gifts from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

7 Women by Eric Metaxes

Werner Ehrhard by W. W. Bartley III

 

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WRITING

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

On Writing by Stephen King

Crash Course by Robin Black

The Writers Life by Gay Talese

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott

The Art of the Memoir by Mary Karr

The Spooky Art by Norman Mailer

Everybody Writes by Ann Handley

The Friends We Keep by Holly Chamberlin

 

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FICTION

The Seventh Book of Wonders by Julianna Baggott

The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler

The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by Z.Z. Packer

Jesus Son by Denis Johnson

The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonthan Evison

All About Lulu by Jonthan Evison

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

While I Was Gone by Sue Miller

 

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NEW YORK BOOKS

My First New York from the Editors of New York Magazine

The Stylists Guide to NYC by Sibella Court

Lost on Treasure Island by Steve Friedman

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Up in The Old Hotel by Joseph Mitchell

The Long Winded Lady by Maeve Brennan

The Place on Third Avenue by John McNulty

The Heart of the City by Ariel Sabar

The Philistines at the Hedgerow by Steven Gaines

In the Hamptons by Dan Rattner

Goodbye to All That edited by Sari Botton

Never Can Say Goodbye edited by Sari Botton

Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton

 

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HOME DECORATING + LIFESTYLE

Love Style Life by Garance Dore

Domino: The Book of Decorating

All in Good Taste by Kate Spade

Apartment Therapy by Maxwell Tryan + Janel Laban

 

I also wrote a post about my favorite top ten books.
Check it out here.

 

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Do you take things a little too personally?

 

I address this very common issue in my latest workshop that explores the reasons WHY we feel stung in certain situations. I give you a step-by-step outline of what to do when confronted, embarrassed, or hurt by someone else’s actions, what to say, and how to move on from the experience with confidence.

Read more and download

 

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