Resources

Here are some of the books, websites and apps that I love and help me be a mindful, mentoring mama!

Books

Transformative:

The Gifts of Imperfection by Brené Brown

The Power of Vulnerability by Brené Brown

I Thought It Was Just Me: Women Reclaiming Power and Courage in a Culture of Shame by Brené Brown

How to do the work by Dr. Nicole Lepera

Playing Big by Tara Mohr

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle by Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself by Kristen Neff

Mindfulness:

Search Inside Yourself by Chade-Meng Tan

From Mindfulness to Heartfulness by Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu

Positivity:

The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin 

Happiness by Ricard Matthieu

10% Happier by Dan Harris 

Zen and the Art of Happiness by Chris Prentiss 

Parenting: 

Nurture the Wow by Dayna Ruttenberg

Mindful Discipline by Shauna Shapiro

Mindfulness for Kids by Carole P. Roman and J. Robin Albertson-Wren

 

Pregnancy & Childbirth:

Birthing from Within by Pam England 

Ina May's Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin 

Magical Beginnings, Enchanted Lives by Deepak Chopra 

Natural Hospital Birth by Cynthia Gabriel

The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth by Henci Goer 

Leadership:

Good to Great by Jim Collins 

Delivering Happiness by Tony Hseih 

Dare to Lead by Brené Brown

For Fun:

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Yes Please by Amy Poehler 

Never Broken by Jewel

Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood  

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho 

Podcasts

Unlocking Us and Dare to Lead

This is My Family

Websites

https://kellymom.com

https://www.nursesinspirenurses.com/

https://momshierarchyofneeds.com/

https://www.mindful.org/

Apps 

Insight Timer

Day One

Down Dog

Advocacy

https://marchformoms.org/

https://everymothercounts.org/

And those of you in Michigan, these people and places:

People 

Ashley Gammon - BeYoutiful Within 

Kristin Lacy - Birth and More Wellness

Places 

The SheHive

Honey - space for moms and moms to be