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Recommended Books for Healing The Body & Soul

The Untethered Soul
Michael Singer

The Untethered Soul provides a straightforward guide for swiftly transforming one’s life. With a focus on tools to release fears and anxieties, the book teaches how to embrace life to the fullest. The key lies in disconnecting from the chatter of the monkey mind and tapping into the universal flow. While akin to A New Earth, The Untethered Soul stands out for its ease of integration into daily life. His Sequal The Surrender Experiement is a great follow-up after you finish.
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The Happiness Hypothesis

Jonathan Haidt

This book has been instrumental in shaping my perspective on the inverse relationship between wealth accumulation and happiness. It laid the foundation for my belief that an excessive focus on money leads to greater unhappiness in life. If you’re prepared to release attachments, this book could prove beneficial. While it took me years to implement the insights gained, I credit this book for playing a crucial role in the formation of Loving Cooperative.

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Unmasking Autism

Devon Price

Stumbling upon ‘Unmasking Autism’ felt like a reflection of my own journey. As I delved into the parallel realms of ADD and autism, this book became a guiding light, unraveling a year of self-discovery. It poignantly captured the nuances of my unique experience, a pivotal chapter in embracing authenticity and finding solace amid challenges. I wholeheartedly recommend it to those on a journey of self-understanding or anyone seeking insight into a loved one’s world.

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Don’t Control, Just Flow.

The 4 Agreements

Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements delves into the origins of self-limiting beliefs, presenting a concise and powerful code of conduct rooted in ancient Toltec wisdom. With just over 100 pages, it’s a quick read offering transformative principles for reshaping lives with freedom, happiness, and love. Despite its simplicity, embodying these principles may require years of practice for full integration into daily life.

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A Course in Miracles Made Easy

Alan Cohen

A Course in Miracles (ACIM) serves as a self-study spiritual thought system centered on teachings of love and forgiveness. While rooted in religious studies, its insights are accessible to individuals of all backgrounds. Alan Cohen has skillfully distilled the original text, presenting it in a simplified manner for enhanced understanding. Much akin to The Untethered Soul, this book offers simplicity and profundity, making it effortlessly integrable into one’s daily life, fostering spiritual growth and transformation.

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The Empath’s Survival Guide

Judith Orloff

If you sense that the world is challenging and have been labeled “too sensitive” or advised to “toughen up,” rest assured, you’re not alone. Approximately 20% of the population comprises sensitive individuals who experience emotions more deeply than others. This often leads to numerous challenges and a sense of isolation. However, Judith has crafted an excellent guide to navigate these struggles and offers solutions to transform our challenges into superpowers.

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Amy Cuddy

Through tapping into our personal power, we attain a state of “presence” where concerns about others’ perceptions fade, and our focus shifts to the impression we’ve made on ourselves. Amy Cuddy asserts that harnessing the power of presence doesn’t require a grand spiritual quest or inner transformation. Instead, it involves subtle adjustments in body language, behavior, and mindset in our day-to-day lives, nudging ourselves moment by moment.

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Good to Great

Jim Collins

This classic business book explores the reasons some businesses flourish while others struggle to take off. Its insights are valuable not only for those running for-profit corporations but for anyone seeking business wisdom.


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The World Peace Diet

Will Tuttle

Will establishes a powerful connection between our daily choices and the profound impact they exert on the planet that sustains our lives. The book illuminates our capacity to contribute to global peace, emphasizing that it commences with the choices reflected on our dinner plates. 

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A New Earth: Awakening Your Life’s Purpose

Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle candidly examines the present condition of humanity, urging us to acknowledge and embrace the perilous insanity rooted in an erroneous identification with the egoic mind.

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Ego Is The Enemy

Ryan Holiday

This book serves as a historical reference illustrating how the human ego can influence outcomes in both business and life. It imparts the valuable lesson that cultivating humility expands our capacity for growth. A personal favorite and a timeless read.

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Beyond Codependency: And Getting Better All the Time

Melody Beattie

In clear, uncomplicated language, Beattie guides you beyond the realm of codependency, delving into the areas of recovery and relapse, family-of-origin dynamics, relationships, surrender, and spirituality.

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Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions

Russell Brand

“This manual for self-realization comes not from a mountain but from the mud…. My qualification is not that I am better than you but I am worse.” (Russell Brand) 

This book is very heavy but if you choose to follow the instruction set, it can transform your life!

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Forgive to set yourself free!

Recommended Memoirs

The Surrender Experiment
Michael Singer

Michael’s adventurous journey and his decision to align with the universe rather than resist it are truly inspiring. This book provided me with immense enjoyment and left me astonished by the numerous parallels between our lives, despite pursuing different paths. Check out The Surrender Experiement

Finding Ultra

Rich Roll

For those aspiring to become their best selves, this book is a must-read. It, along with Rich’s podcast, inspired the journey that eventually led to the creation of the organization you are currently exploring. Once you’ve finished the book, don’t forget to tune into his podcast, where he engages with visionaries, exploring countless topics on how to exceed our greatest imaginations, week after week.

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Drinking: A Love Story

Caroline Knapp

This is an essential read for those whose lives have been affected by alcoholism or addiction. Caroline eloquently shares her journey through alcohol abuse and the path to recovery, offering valuable insights to help “normies” grasp the challenges of dependence on substances. This book became a profound source of support for me during the period when my former partner was in rehab.

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Leave your ego at the door.

Free Resources

Rich Roll Podcast
Rich Roll

This organization would not exist if it was not for Rich and his podcast. Beginning in winter of 2015, his podcast led me on the journey which brought me years later to creating Heal Hurt. I am forever grateful for all of the wisdom he has shared with the world! If you are wanting a place to get started, I created a list of favorite episodes on my personal website. It has not been updated in years. There is no bad episode so just jump in and enjoy. Favorite guests are: Josh LaJaunie & John Joseph.

Get started by adding “Rich Roll Podcast” to your favorite podcast app on your phone, listen on his website or check out his youtube channel. He now records each episode on video so you get to experience a deeper level of the podcast.

The Little Shaman Podcast on YouTube

The Little shaman is one of the best resources for understanding the Narcissistic Personality Disorder Spectrum. She shares weekly podcast episodes which are about 10 minutes each. We highly recommend listening to every episode in her catalog, if you are struggling after a traumatic situation with someone who is on this spectrum. Listen on YouTube.

She also leads workshops and seminars from time to time.

You may also visit her website: The Little Shaman Healing