Suggested Reading List 2017-08-22T15:16:33+00:00

Suggested Reading List

For those who would like to research more deeply into our work, please consider the following books that we recommend. This is not an exhaustive list, but is a great place to start!


  • The Missing Link, Reflections on Philosophy and Spirit by Sydney Banks
  • The Quest of the Pearl by Sydney Banks
  • The Enlightened Gardener by Sydney Banks
  • The Enlightened Gardener Revisited by Sydney Banks
  • Slowing Down to the Speed of Life by Richard Carlson & J. by by Bailey
  • Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Carlson, PhD
  • What About the Big Stuff? by Richard Carlson, PhD
  • The Spark Inside by (A Special Book for Youth) by Ami Chen Mills-Naim
  • Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed by Robert Kausen
  • We’ve GOT to Start Meeting Like This by Robert Kausen
  • The Wisdom Within by Roger Mills & Elsie Spittle
  • Wisdom for Life by Elsie Spittle
  • The Relationship Handbook by George S. Pransky, PhD
  • Modello, A Story of Hope for the Inner City and Beyond by Jack Pransky
  • Parenting From the Heart by Jack Pransky


  • The Serenity Principle by Joe Bailey
  • The Speed of Trust by Stephen M. R. Covey
  • The Brain that Changes Itself by Norman Doidge
  • Loving What Is, Four Questions That Can Change Your Life by Byron Katie
  • A Thousand Names for Joy by Byron Katie
  • Always We Begin Again, The Benedictine Way of Living by John McQuiston
  • Brain Rules by John Medina
  • The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization by Peter Senge


  • Inside Job: 8 Secrets to Loving Your Work and Thriving by Julie Gleeson and Sherry Platt Berman
  • Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide by Linda Babcock
  • Enlightened Power: How Women are Transforming the Practice of Leadership by Lin Coughlin
  • If You’ve Raised Kids, You Can Manage Anything: Leadership Begins At Home by Ann Crittenden
  • The New Feminine Brain: Developing Your Intuitive Genius by Mona Lisa Schulz
  • The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World is Still the Least Valued by Ann Crittenden
  • The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine M.D.


  • Buddha’s Brain by Rick Hanson
  • There is Nothing Wrong with You by Cheri Huber
  • Be the Person You Want to Find by Cheri Huber
  • Getting Unstuck (CD) by Pema Chodron
  • The Places that Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times by Pema Chodron
  • The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
  • Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
  • The Journey Home: A Kryon Parable, The Story of Michael Thomas and the Seven Angels by Lee Carroll
  • The Spiral Dance by Starhawk
  • Undefended Love by Marlena S. Lyons
  • The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine N. Aron Ph.D.
  • The Only Diet There Is by Sondra Ray


  • Meditate
  • I have become Alive


  • Enthusiasm; The Yoga of Discipline by Gurumayi