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Book Suggestions

Book Suggestions

Here is a list of books that my daughter and I have found helpful in our journey to reduce stress and worry… I hope you find some good books (kindle, hard copy or audio) that help make your journey a little easier too.


For Adults...


-    The Whole Brain Child, by Daniel J Siegel      
-    No Drama Discipline, by Daniel J. Siegel    
-    The Secret of Happy Children, by Steve Biddulph    
-    The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers, by Gary Chapman    
-    The Happiness Trap, by Russ Harris    
-    Love yourself like your life depends on it, by Kamal Ravikant    
-    The Highly Sensitive Child, by Elaine N. Aron
-    The Big Leap, by Gay Hendricks    
-    Have a New Teenager by Friday, by Dr Kevin Leman    
-    Mastering your Mean Girl, by Melissa Ambrosini     
-    Happier, by Tal Ben-Shahar (gets a bit technical, but some great messages and insights)

For Children...

Anxiety, Worry and Emotions

  • Outsmarting Worry, by Dawn Huebner (a truly brilliant book that simplifies everything and is fun to read)

  • The Red Beast, by KI Al-Ghani (I think this book is FANTASTIC!! You don’t need to have the particular diagnosis on the front of the book. It’s just great in explaining what happens when anger takes over and it really makes sense) 

  • Tiger-Tiger, is it true? By Byron Katie and Hans Wilhelm 

  • What to do when you Worry too much, by Dawn Huebner 

  • A ‘5’ Could make me lose control, by Kari Dunn Buron 

  • When my worries get too big, by Kari Dunn Buron 

  • What to do when your brain gets stuck, by Dawn Huebner 


Building Confidence and Resilience 

  • I like Myself, by Karen Beaumont 

  • Have you filled a bucket today, by Carol McCloud 

  • On my way to a happy life, by Deepak Chopra 

  • How Full is Your Bucket, by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer 

  • The crown on your head, by Nancy Tillman (for toddlers) 

  • I Think, I Am, by Manuela Schwarz 

  • The kids guide to staying Awesome and in Control, by Lauren Brukner 

  • Being Me, by Wendy L.Moss 


Dealing with Loss 

  • The Invisible String, by Patrice Karst 

Books specifically for Teenagers 


These books will help you build confidence and resilience, and find the answers to some questions you may be curious about. 

  • Find your Tribe, by Rebecca Sparrow 

  • Ask me Anything, by Rebecca Sparrow 

  • Find your Feet, by Rebecca Sparrow 

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