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For Everyone

    • 7 Spiritual Laws of Success – Deepak Chopra
    • The Untethered Soul – Michael Singer
    • The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
    • Ishmael – Daniel Quinn
    • Living after Loss – Melanie Phillips

 

For Optimal Health (emphasis on neurological function)

    • The Mood Cure – Julia Ross
    • The Brain that Changes Itself – Norman Doidge
    • Raw Life Force Energy – Natalia Rose
    • Optimum Nutrition for the Mind – Patrick Holford (this is a very heavy read but well worth it)
    • The Cortisol Connection – Shawn M. Talbott
    • The Complete Guide to Fasting – Dr. Jason Fung
    • By Masaru Emoto: The Healing Power of Water, The Hidden Messages in Water and The Secret Of Water.

 

For Leaders, Entrepreneurs or Personal Development

    • Dare to Lead – Brené Brown
    • Tiny Leaps, Big Changes – Gregg Clunis
    • Leaders Eat Last – Simon Sinek
    • Find Your Why – Simon Sinek
    • The Compound Effect – Darren Hardy
    • Keys to Success – Napoleon Hill
    • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen Covey

 

For HSP (highly sensitive people), Empaths, Spoonies or people who struggle with anxiety/depression/perfectionism/etc.

    • Codependent No More – Melody Beattie
    • The Language of Letting Go – Melody Beattie
    • The Gifts of Imperfection – Brené Brown
    • You Are a Badass – Jen Sincero
    • Belonging – Toko Pa
    • The 5 Love Languages – Dr. Gary Chapman

 

For Yogis, Spiritual, Yoga Lineage, Anatomy/Physiology, Mindfulness/Breathe, etc.

    • Anatomy of the Spirit – Caroline Myss
    • 7 Spiritual Laws of Success – Deepak Chopra
    • The Untethered Soul – Michael Singer
    • The Yamas & Niyamas – Exploring Yoga’s Ethical Practice – Deborah Adele
    • Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – any copy
    • Bhagavad Gita – any copy – one good option is “the Living Gita” by
      Swami Satchidananda, or “When Love turns to Light” by Richard Freeman & Mary Taylor
    • The Science of Breath – Swami Rama & Rudolph Ballentine
    • The Key Muscles of Yoga – Ray Long
    • The Functional Anatomy of Yoga – David Keil
    • The Art of Vinyasa – Richard Freeman and Mary Taylor
    • Light on Yoga – BKS Iyengar
    • The Roots of Yoga – James Mallinson & Mark Singleton
    • The Mirror of Yoga – Richard Freeman
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BIPOC – Educational/Resources

    • Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants – Robin Wall Kimmerer
    • 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act – Bob Joseph
    • A Promise Is A Promise – Michael Kusugak (children’s book my mom used to read me)
    • A Salmon for Simon – Betty Waterton (children’s book my mom used to read me)
    • So You Want to Talk About Race – Ijeoma Oluo
    • How to Be an Antiracist – Ibram X. Kendi
    • Legacy – Suzanne Methot
    • Split Tooth – Tanya Tagaq’s
    • Activating the Heart: Storytelling, Knowledge Sharing, and Relationships – Christopher Cox, Lisa Szabo-Jones and Julia Christensen
    • Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada – Canadian Geographic
    • Native-Land.caThis is a resource for North Americans (and others) to find out more about local Indigenous territories and languages.

 

Activism – Educational/Resources for environmental knowledge (see resources above and documentaries below as they integrate with this topic as well)

    • Not on My Watch – saving the wild salmon and it’s ecosystem by Alexandra Morton **I personally believe everyone in BC/Canada should read this**
    • Regeneration: Ending the climate crisis in one generation by Paul Hawken
PODCASTS
    • The Doctor’s Farmacy with Mark Hyman (M.D.) – general health
    • Bulletproof Radio with Dave Asprey – general health
    • Dr. Joseph Mercola’s Natural Health Articles – general health
    • High Intensity Health with Mike Mutzel – fitness/health
    • Sustainable World Radio – Ecology and Permaculture
    • All My Relations Podcast – indigenous
    • Ben Greenfield Fitness – fitness/health
    • The Wellness Mama Podcast – general health
    • The MindBoodyGreen Podcast – general health
    • The Papaya Podcast – mental health
    • Mark Groves – mental/relationship health
    • Next Level Nutrition Biz – nutrition/business
    • The Heart On with Melissa Sgambelluri – mental/relationship health
    • The Model Health Show by Shawn Stevenson – health/fitness/disease
    • Ashtanga Dispatch Podcast – yoga/ashtanga/spiritual
    • The Awake with Jake Show by Jake Woodward – mental health/relationships/personal success
    • Yoga Girl Daily by Rachel Brathen – yoga/life/heartfelt/self-love
    • Dare to Lead with Brené Brown – leaders/inspiration
    • The Ramsey Show – finance/personal development
    • The Think Grow Podcast – finance/personal development
DOCUMENTARIES
    • Mission Blue
    • Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret
    • Chasing Coral
    • Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things
    • A Plastic Ocean
    • Blackfish
    • GMO OMG
    • My Octopus Teacher
    • Seaspiracy
    • A Life on Our Planet
    • Kiss the Ground
    • The Call to Courage
    • Super Size Me
    • The Truth about 5G
    • Beyond Food
    • The God Plant
    • Happy
    • Magic Pills
    • At the Fork
    • Pet Fooled
    • The Earthing Movie
    • Fantastic Fungi
    • Inside by Bo Burnham