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The whole of you is an integration of your physical, mental, emotional and spiritual selves. This list of books has been compiled to support you having a richer relationship/connection with your spiritual self. Check your local library or bookstore for the books that speak to you.

Inner Peace For Busy People: 52 Simple Strategies for Transforming Your Life
by Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.
Hay House, Inc. (2003)
ISBN 1401902146
Controlled inner peace strategies for quick resolve in short segments.

The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life
by Deepak Chopra
Three Rivers Press - The Crown Publishing Group - Random House (2005)
ISBN 1400098343
A blending of science and spirituality to explore the secrets of perfect love, healing, compassion, faith, and the most elusive one of all: who you really are.

Three Deep Breaths: Finding Power and Purpose in a Stressed-Out World
by Thomas Crum
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. (2009)
ISBN 1576756300
An excellent approach to reducing stress and getting quiet within (and reducing blood pressure).

Treating Compassion Fatigue
by Charles R. Figley
Routledge - Taylor & Francis, Group (2002)
ISBN 1583910530
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has a widening audience. This book clarifies the concept of compassion fatigue through theory, research, and treatment.

Power to Reinvent Yourself: How to Break the Destructive Patterns in Your Life
by Jason Frenn
FaithWords - Hachett Book Group (2010)
ISBN 0446546224
Accessing spiritual power to break the chains of destructive patterns that affect generation after generation.

Spiritual Emergency: When Personal Transformation Becomes a Crisis
by Stanislav Grof, MD and Christina Grof
Tarcher - Penguin Group (1989)
ISBN 0874775388
Author argues that many episodes of transformational crisis have been misdiagnosed as mental illness, and explains how to use such a crisis for spiritual development. This groundbreaking work reveals that within the crisis of spiritual emergency lies the promise of spiritual emergence and renewal.

The Phoenix Phenomenon: Rising from the Ashes of Grief
by Joanne Jozefowski
Jason Aronson Publishers - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. (1999)
ISBN 0765702096
Resource for both grievers and the mental health professionals who help them, providing hope for transformational grief and the tools to forge that outcome. The book offers a highly compelling and credible account of the human capacity to grow from the adversity of grief, while mapping a sophisticated journey that can lead humans from their most searing losses to an unusual strength of character and conviction previously unknown to them.

The Practice of the Presence of God
by Brother Lawrence of the Resurrection
Paraclete Press (2010)
ISBN 1557256942
A humble 17th-century monk reveals the secrets of daily, moment-by-moment fellowship with God. Learn how your everyday activities can take on a spiritual nature if you acknowledge the presence of God in your work and "carry on little conversations with God."

God, Faith, and Health: Exploring the Spirituality-Healing Connection
by Jeff Levin, PhD
John Wiley & Sons (2002)
ISBN 0471218936
Compelling evidence of the connection between health and an array of spiritual beliefs and practices, including prayer, attending religious services, meditation, faith in God, and others. Shows how religion's emphasis on healthy behaviors and supportive relationships influences one's overall health and how the optimism and hopefulness of those who profess faith promote the body's healing responses.

The Discovery of Being: Writings in Existential Psychology
by Rollo May
W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. (1994)
ISBN 0393312402
Author draws on the insights of Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Freud, and other great thinkers to offer a helpful roadmap of the ideas and techniques of existential psychotherapy. He pays particular attention to the causes of loneliness and isolation, and to our search for stability in an age of anxiety.

HeartPath Practitioner: A Practitioner's Guide The Healing Journey through the Life Narrative into the Heart of the Divine
by Cinthia McFeature, PhD and Bill McFeature, PhD
Tate Publishing Company (2009)
ISBN 1607998114
Book offers readers opportunities to experience healing journeys on a path to 'knowing' the Heart of God by revealing the power of the testimony through the telling of one's life story.

Incorporating Spirituality in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Theory and Technique
by Geri Miller
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (2002)
ISBN 0684863499
An overview of the theory, practice, and ethics of integrating spiritual and religious themes and rituals into traditional therapy models. It encourages group activities and individual reflection to consider spiritual belief systems and biases before engaging clients in therapy with a spiritual base.

God In The Equation: How Einstein Transformed Religion
by Corey S. Powell
Free Press - Simon & Schuster (2003)
ISBN 0684863499
We are living at a turning point in human spirituality -- akin to when Jesus or Buddha or Mohammed was alive -- and Einstein is its prophet. Author dubs the new faith "sci/religion" and unmasks today's famous battle between science and religion as no more than a myth.

The Tenth Insight: Holding The Vision
(Further Adventures of The Celestine Prophecy)

by James Redfield
Grand Central Publishing - Hachette Book Group (1998)
ISBN 0446674575
An inspiring approach into the true spiritual core placing adventure, forgiveness, and history with the human heart.

Dreams, Consciousness and Spirit
by Ernest Lawrence Rossi, PhD
Zeig, Tucker & Theisen Inc. (2002)
ISBN 1891944991
A modern classic that introduces a new quantum theory of self- reflection, healing, and the evolution of consciousness based on university research. Author expands Jung's technique of active imagination by demonstrating how conscious involvement with one's dreams can facilitate new levels of awareness.

A Renaissance of the Spirit: A New Way to See Ourselves
by Mary Scott
Quest Books - Theosophical Publishing House (1988)
ISBN 0835606325
Tapping the wisdom of Eastern mysticism, author explains the phenomenon of multiple bodies in modern scientific terms.

Seven Masters, One Path: Meditation Secrets from the World's Greatest Teachers
by John Selby
HarperOne - HarperCollins Publishers (2003)
ISBN 0060522518
Learn how to meditate, or to deepen your meditation practice, by experiencing the seven universal dimensions of daily meditation practice - Krishnamurti, Lao-tzu, Buddha, Jesus, Mohammed, Gurdjieff, and Patanjali.

Tao I: The Way of All Life
by Dr & Master Zhi Gang Sha
Atria Books - Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group (2010)
ISBN 1439195811
Message to heal and transform the soul first, then healing and transformation of every aspect of life will follow.

Love, Medicine and Miracles: Lessons Learned about Self-Healing from a Surgeon's Experience with Exceptional Patients
by Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.
HarperCollins Publishers (1990)
ISBN 0060919833
Unconditional love is the most powerful stimulant of the immune system.

How to Let God Solve Your Problems: 12 Keys for Finding Clear Guidance in Life's Trials
by Charles F. Stanley
Thomas Nelson Inc. (2008)
ISBN 1400200954
This book can help you learn that there is a higher power that wants to and can solve your problems. It gives helpful advice as to what you can do to let go of your problems and live a better easier life despite what is happening around you.

Conscious Acts of Creation: The Emergence of a New Physics
by William A. Tiller, PhD, Walter E. Dibble, Jr, PhD and Michael J. Kohane, PhD
Pavior Publishing (2001)
ISBN 1929331053
Learn about the power of consciousness to directly effect the physical world, via Quantum observer interfaces. The book lists scientific experiment s involving measurements of physical changes in substances that were "prayed" or "meditate" to.

Wisdom of the Mystic Masters
by Joseph K. Weed
Prentice Hall Press - Penguin Group (USA) (2008)
ISBN 0139615326
Can teach you how to use your mind to impact and lead your life. Besides giving a great explanation as to how the mind works and creates things, it gives exercises to help strengthen your mind and improve focus. Reading this and praying for truth, wisdom and discernment can help lead you in a positive life-changing path.

No Boundary: Eastern and Western Approaches to Personal Growth
by Ken Wilber
Shambhala Publications, Inc. (2001)
ISBN 1570627436
Simple yet comprehensive guide to the types of psychologies and therapies available from Eastern and Western sources. An easy-to-use map of human consciousness against which the various therapies are introduced and explained.

The Seat of the Soul
by Gary Zukav
Free Press - Simon & Schuster (1990)
ISBN 067169507X
Book explores the birth of a new species, and the explosion of human perception past the five senses. It shows the value of the soul-harmony, cooperation, sharing and reverence for Life. It explores the authentic power and alignment of the personality with the soul-incorporating nonphysical guides and teachers.

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