Mindfulness, presence, and self-care Radical Acceptance and True Refuge- Tara Brach These books are also translated into great audio programs atwww.soundstrue.com The Power of Now - Eckhardt Tolle Stillness Speaks - Eckhart Tolle. Also loads of free stuff on YouTube When things fall apart and The wisdom of no escape - Pema Chodron Reality Slap - Russ Harris Some great practices and suggestions. Sometimes a little shallow, perhaps, or not rich, but baby and bathwater...
Work Real happiness at work - Sharon Salzberg Zen and the art of making a living - Lawrence G. Boldt
Creativity and exploring ways of living life Big Magic - Elizabeth Gilbert Brene Brown (anything really - dig in and enjoy)
Stress and everyday living For everyday living, I love Rick Hanson. He is a fabulous teacher and support. He has many free resources to help you live in a more relaxed and balanced way. He's generous, funny, and has a beautifully scientific and experiential approach to his work and teachings. www.rickhanson.net/ And, check out Eckhart Tolle, Tara Brach, Pema Chodron, on YouTube, and on www.soundstrue.com This is a lovely article about creating good conditions for the outcomes we want: both for artful living and artistic endeavours (read it even if you don't think you're creative - super useful tips in here for everyday life) www.lionsroar.com/the-great-perfection-of-creativity/
Parenting and self-care Dan Siegel is a bit more cerebral, but he has some great insights into self-care, parenting, and how healing happens. He also has some lovely free resources that are worth checking out: www.drdansiegel.com/
The Gottman Institute is awash with infor for couples and also parenting tips. www.gottman.com/