Recommended Books - Inner Work

The following is a list of books clients tell me can help ease depression, reduce fear, and calm anxiety through inner work.

 
 

Feel the Fear... and Do It Anyway
by Susan Jeffers

Whatever your fear, here is your chance to push through some of your fear using self-empowerment.

 

The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques: Understanding How Your Brain Makes You Anxious & What You Can Do to Change It
by Margaret Wehrenberg

A strategy-filled handbook to understand, manage, and help relieve stress and anxiety.

 

The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking
by Oliver Burkeman

Success through failure, calm through embracing anxiety―a totally original approach to self-help.

 

Owning Your Own Shadow: Understanding the Dark Side of the Psyche
by Robert A. Johnson

Learn how we can reclaim and make peace with the "shadow" side of our personality.

 

Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death
by Irvin D. Yalom

Aging and death anxiety are closely related to our thoughts regarding our unlived life. Though the physicality of death may destroy us, the idea of death can save us.

 

Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness and Compassion
by Pema Chödrön

Awaken self-compassion while cultivating compassion toward others amid the challenges of daily living.

 

Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life
by Emily Nagoski, PhD

An essential exploration of why and how women’s sexuality works—based on groundbreaking research and brain science—that will radically transform your sex life into one filled with confidence and joy.

 

Emotional Sobriety: From Relationship Trauma to Resilience and Balance
by Tian Dayton

 If you find yourself relying on self-defeating habits to unwind or regulate your mood, Emotional Sobriety will shed light on why and how these coping mechanisms threaten your health and impact resilience.