Note: many of these links are my Amazon Affiliate links, but I also recommend buying local when possible!
My Favorite Things
Books for Wellness
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
This book has been the foundation of my understanding of trauma and my own anxiety and chronic pain. It feels like my anxiety bible.
Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find and Keep Love
This book will help you love others better, help you with dating, and can help you love yourself better.
Attachment in Psychotherapy
A more scientific analysis of attachment theory.
Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle
This book goes through the steps you can take to complete the stress cycle…aka get out of a high anxiety state.
Come As You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life
I love this book because it taught me a key to sexuality…you are unique and you have to find what works for you not what everyone else says works for them.
Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love
Relationships are hard, read all the books you can about them, including this one.
A Stage for Harriet When farmer’s daughter Harriet fled her seaside home to be a governess in London, the last thing she expected was to attend lavish balls and parties dressed in elaborate gowns. However, Harriet’s uncanny resemblance to Lady Virginia Sackville leads Virginia’s mother, the duchess, to enlist Harriet’s aid as Virginia’s double in high society.