Dr. Rob’s Reading List

Dr. Rob is an avid reader and speaks of the benefits of feeding your mind and lifelong learning. Below are some of his suggested reads. He will continue to add more, so please check back often. We also recommend you check out Philosopher’s Notes for some amazing tools to use for personal growth and also PSI TEK for many free metaphysical books to read as well as The Law of Attraction.

Books written by Dr. Rob Kiltz

The Art of Living with Intent by Dr. Rob KiltzThe Art of Living with Intent: 60 Days of Intentions and Inspirations to Transform Your Life by  Dr. Robert Kiltz – Paperback available at lulu.com.

Description: Everything that happens at every moment of the day is an opportunity for you to learn and grow.  Make a promise to yourself to begin living your life to the fullest. Let this book serve as a tool to guide you through each day for the next two months. Begin each new day with a positive thought or intention. Write it down. Make it real. If you think your day will be awesome and amazing, then it will be just that!

The Fertile Secret – Guide to Living a Fertile Life by Dr. Robert Kiltz. Paperback available at Amazon.com. Kindle download at Amazon.com.

Description: A comprehensive guide for improving your fertility. This unique blend of Eastern & Western medicine prepares the reader for a life-changing journey to a healthy and fertile life. Focusing on the body’s natural ability to evolve and change, Dr. Kiltz highlights the many ways that you can take an active role in your fertility. Whether you are conceiving naturally or with the help of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART), this guide will serve as a personal and intimate resource along the way.

Self-Help

Calming Your Anxious Mind: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You from Anxiety, Fear & Panic by Jeffrey Brantley MD – Book available at Amazon.com, Kindle download at Amazon.com.

Description: From the evidence-based tradition of Western medicine, learn the role your thoughts and emotions play in anxiety. And, from the tradition of meditation and the inquiry into meaning and purpose, discover your own potential for presence and stillness, kindness and compassion.

Love is Letting Go of Fear by Gerald G. Jampolsky – Book available at Amazon.com.

Description: Psychiatrist Dr. Gerald Jampolsky’s timeless message may be timelier today than ever: the only thing that stands between us and the awesome energy of love is fear. To live without fear, we must stop analyzing it, stop agonizing over it, stop fighting with it, and simply . . . let it go. How? By releasing our paralyzing preoccupation with the past and our chronic apprehension over the future—which is, needless to say, easier said than done.

Comfortable with Uncertainty: 108 Teachings on Cultivating Fearlessness & Compassion by Pema Chodron – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Comfortable with Uncertainty reads like a perfect companion guide to the traditional 108-day Buddhist retreat. In a day-by-day format, author Pema Chödrön dives into the soothing wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism, reminding us that groundlessness is the only ground we have to stand on.

Six Attitudes for Winners by Norman Vincent Peale – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Healthy, positive attitudes are within reach with the help of this guidebook. Peale offers inspirational advice for problems like apathy, doubt, and fear.

Field Guide to Happiness: Finding Happiness in its Natural Habitat by Barbara Ann Kipfer – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Offers easy-to-use tools and techniques for helping readers “choose” happiness in their everyday lives. Making lists, mind maps, and journals can help you set goals, inspire you, and motivate you to achieve the things that bring you happiness.

 

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert – Available to buy here at mindbodysmile.com
Description: A romantic fiction upon the inquiries of reporting in this sprawling yet methodical travelogue of soul-searching and self-discovery. Plagued with despair after a nasty divorce, the author, in her early 30s, divides a year equally among three dissimilar countries, exploring her competing urges for earthly delights and divine transcendence.

Thoughts are Things by Prentice Mulford – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Long before the law of attraction became widely known, Mulford talked about the fact that what we talk about and think about is what we attract to ourselves.

Attraction of Aspiration by Prentice Mulford – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

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Accession of New Thought by Prentice Mulford – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

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Buried Talents by Prentice Mulford – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

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Drawing Power of Mind by Prentice Mulford – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

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The Power of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale – Available to buy here at Amazon.com
Description: Faith in yourself makes good things happen to you. This classic guide to self-esteem and success will help you learn how to: break the worry habit; get other people to like you; avoid “the jitters” in your daily work; believe in yourself and everything you do; develop the power to reach your goals, and so much more.

Positive Thinking Every Day by Norman Vincent Peale – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Norman Vincent Peale’s philosophy of positive thinking has had an unprecedented influence on millions of people throughout the world. Now, the wisdom of nine books — including The Power of Positive Thinking — can be found within these pages.

The Think and Grow Rich Action Pack by Napoleon Hill – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Features the “instant-aid” edition of Napoleon’s Hill’s classic Think & Grow Rich plus your own personal course for lifelong success, the Think & Grow Rich Action Manual.

The Law of Success in Sixteen Lessons by Napoleon Hill – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: The Law of Success in Sixteen Lessons includes what Hill describes as the True Philosophy upon which all Personal Success is Built. From Self Confidence to Imagination and all aspects of personality and habits in between Hill spells out the steps to success.

The Leader in You by Dale Carnegie – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Adapts the simple, time-tested management theories of Dale Carnegie to this high-tech environment with refreshing results.

The Simple Truths of Service by Ken Blanchard & Barbara Glanz – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Get creative about customer service! An unforgettable true story about a very special young man who takes a chance and changes the culture of a grocery store. More than 5 million people have been touched by this story.

Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Few of us are natural-born leaders, according to John C. Maxwell, author of Developing the Leader Within You. Fortunately though, “the traits that are the raw material of leadership can be acquired,” he promises. “Link them up with desire and nothing can keep you from becoming a leader.

The Heart of a Leader by Ken Blanchard – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Arranged with your busy schedule in mind, this book offers you Blanchard’s most important concepts in an accessible format. You can reach for instant motivation and insight on a daily basis or soak it up in one reading.

The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard & Spencer Johnson – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: A concise, easily read story that reveals three very practical secrets: One Minute Goals, One Minute Praisings, and One Minute Reprimands. The book also presents several studies in medicine and the behavioral sciences that clearly explain why these apparently simple methods work so well with so many people.

The Precious Present by Spencer Johnson, M.D. – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description:  The Precious Present helps each reader rediscover his or her own humanity.  This beautiful tale demonstrates the delicate art of balancing your spiritual and material needs, and shows how this goal can be maddeningly elusive–and gloriously attainable.

The Quick & Easy Way to Effective Speaking by Dale Carengie

Description: Good public speakers are made, not born – or so thinks Dale Carnegie, the pioneer of personal business skills. Yet business, social and personal satisfaction depend heavily upon a person’s ability to communicate clearly. Public speaking is an important skill which anyone can acquire and develop. It is also the very best method of overcoming self-consciousness and building up courage, enthusiasm and self-confidence.

Power, Freedom and Grace: Living from the Source of Lasting Happiness by Deepak Chopra – Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: When we understand our true nature, we begin to live from the source of true happiness, which is not mere happiness for this or that reason, but true inner joy. When we know who we are, we allow the universe to flow through us with effortless ease, and our lives are infused with power, freedom, and grace.

The Success Principles (TM): How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be by Jack Canfield – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Secrets to success with 64 timeless principles and words of wisdom on how to transform your life, how to take responsibility.

The Artist’s Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity by Julia Cameron – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: With the basic principle that creative expression is the natural direction of life, Julia Cameron and Mark Bryan lead you through a comprehensive twelve-week program to recover your creativity from a variety of blocks, including limiting beliefs, fear, self-sabotage, jealousy, guilt, addictions, and other inhibiting forces, replacing them with artistic confidence and productivity.

The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz – Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: Shamanic teacher and healer Don Miguel Ruiz exposes self-limiting beliefs and presents a simple yet effective code of personal conduct learned from his Toltec ancestors. The four agreements are these: Be impeccable with your word. Don’t take anything personally. Don’t make assumptions. Always do your best.

The Mastery of Love: A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship by Don Miguel Ruiz – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: In a refreshingly honest investigation of the true nature of love, don Miguel Ruiz brings to light the commonly held fallacies and misplaced expectations about love that permeate most relationships.

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose by Eckhart Tolle – Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: According to Tolle, who assumes the role of narrator as well, humans are on the verge of creating a new world by a personal transformation that shifts our attention away from our ever-expanding egos.

The Talent Code: Greatness Isn’t Born. It’s Grown. Here’s How. by Daniel Coyle – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Journalist Coyle travels the world to discover the truth about talent in this fascinating account that studies how individuals can unlock their full potential and bring their talents to light. The discoveries put forth by Coyle come down to three main elements: coaching, motivation and practice.

Three Magic Words: The Key to Power, Peace and Plenty by Uell Stanley Anderson  – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: You will learn how you can turn this power to work for you, here on earth, to make your life majestic and overflowing with good.

Change Your Thoughts – Change Your Life: Living the Wisdom of the Tao by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer – Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: In this book, Dr. Wayne W. Dyer has reviewed hundreds of translations of the Tao Te Ching and has written 81 distinct essays on how to apply the ancient wisdom of Lao-tzu to today’s modern world.

The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You’ve Been Told About Genetics, Talent, and IQ Is Wrong by David Shenk – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: It is not just the genes we are born with, but how we are raised and what opportunities are open to us that determine how smart we will become. Nurture and experience reshape our genes, and thus our brain.

Attitude 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know (101 Series) by John C. Maxwell – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Examines the importance of attitude in determining a leader’s success or failure, the forces that shape a person’s attitude, and the seven choices necessary if one is to change his or her attitude.

The Voice of Knowledge: A Practical Guide to Inner Peace by Don Miguel Ruiz  – Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: What Ruiz calls “the voice of knowledge” others spiritual teachers might call ego–the hidden and carefully defended belief system that prevents us from living and expressing who we really are.

Conscious Living: How to Create a Life of Your Own Design by Gay Hendricks -Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: A practical guide for the individual that brings new insights into a fundamental truth of daily truth of daily life. Five simple lessons of “conscious living”, rooted in the ancient traditions of Stoicism and Taoism, help us overcome obstacles and fears and awaken our own creativity.

Giving Thanks: The Gifts of Gratitude by M.J. Ryan -Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: This impeccable book is a colorful map of the geography of gratitude, and it offers a wonderful opportunity for readers to learn a variety of ways to be grateful.

The Law of Attraction: The Basics of the Teachings of Abraham by Esther Hicks and Jerry Hicks -Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Presents the leading-edge Abraham-Hicks teachings on the art of allowing our natural Well-Being to come forth.

The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level by Gay Hendricks – Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: A simple yet comprehensive program for overcoming our one barrier to happiness and fulfillment, providing a clear path for achieving our true potential and attaining not only financial success but also success in love and life.

Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment by Martin Seligman – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: A bold new plan for taking control of your life and finding lasting happiness.

Flow:   The Psychology of Optimal Experience (P.S.) by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi  – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness and greatly improve the quality of our lives.

Your Body Believes Every Word You Say : The Language of the Bodymind Connection by Barbara Hoberman Levine

Description: Describes the language link between mind and body. Levine writes from her own experience having brain surgery to remove a tumor AND includes information from experts in psychology, religion and medicine plus an article by Bernie Siegel on Dreams And Drawings.

Your Invisible Power by Genevieve Behrend – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Teaching you how to manifest the things in life that you want by visualizing them and making them come to you.

Spiritual Economics: The Principles and Process of True Prosperity by Eric Butterworth – Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: This straightforward, nontheological approach to prosperity has been effective for thousands. Learn to work with the flow of life and attract wealth in every area of your life.

Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Everything has changed. The social media revolution has irreversibly changed the way we live our lives and conduct our business. There are billions of dollars in advertising moving online, waiting to be claimed by whoever can build the best content and communities. Despite this change, most people keep working at jobs that don’t make them happy and businesses continue to ignore the major marketing and public relations benefits that can be found online.

Flip It: How to Get the Best Out of Everything by Micheal Heppell – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: This fantastic book will show you a different way of thinking, acting, feeling and doing whereby you can easily and simply get the very best out of every situation you find yourself in. You’ll learn straightforward techniques that you can use to make the bad times more bearable, the good times better than ever and everyday life just, well, less `everyday’. Then, with a little practice, you’ll learn how to Flip It swiftly, instantly and successfully to turn even the most pressing problems into the best possible experiences.


You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay – Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: Louise has helped people throughout the world discover and implement the full potential of their own creative powers for personal growth and self-healing.

The Biology of Belief: Unleashing the Power of Consciousness, Matter, & Miracles by Bruce H. Lipton Ph.D – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Through the research of Dr. Lipton and other leading-edge scientists, stunning new discoveries have been made about the interaction between your mind and body and the processes by which cells receive information. It shows that genes and DNA do not control our biology, that instead DNA is controlled by signals from outside the cell, including the energetic messages emanating from our thoughts.

Excuses Begone!: How to Change Lifelong, Self-Defeating Thinking Habits by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Reveals how to change the self-defeating thinking patterns that have prevented you from living at the highest levels of success, happiness, and health. Even though you may know what to think, actually changing those thinking habits that have been with you since childhood might be somewhat challenging.

Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money-That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not! by Robert T. Kiyosaki – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Personal finance author and lecturer Robert T. Kiyosaki developed his unique economic perspective from two very different influences – his two fathers. This text lays out Kiyosaki’s philosophy and his relationship with money.

Zen And the Art of Happiness by Chris Prentiss – available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: Cutting-edge science and spirituality tell us that what we believe, think, and feel actually determine the makeup of our body at the cellular level.

Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life by Byron Katie and Stephen Mitchell – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: The Work is simply four questions that, when applied to a specific problem, enable you to see what is troubling you in an entirely different light. As Katie says, “It’s not the problem that causes our suffering; it’s our thinking about the problem.”

Creating True Prosperity by Shakti Gawain – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Personal-growth pioneer Shakti Gawain presents her definition of prosperity: not bankrolls and material possessions, but rather a fulfilled heart and soul.

A Daily Dose of Sanity: A Five-Minute Soul Recharge for Every Day of the Year by Alan Cohen – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description:  Teaches you through meaningful examples that you’re in the perfect position to use your talents and assets to turn your life into all you want it to be. Each day-of-the-year entry contains a theme, an elegant quotation, a true-to-life anecdote, a short lesson, a question for self-study, and an empowering affirmation.

The Miracle of Mind Dynamics: A New Way to Triumphant Living by Joseph Murphy – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: This simple yet powerful method can place the subconscious mind in direct contact with the Universal Mind–the all-seeing, all-knowing collective subconscious of the human race. Dr. Murphy offers positive proof this power exists.

Women Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything by Geneen Roth – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: The way you eat is inseparable from your core beliefs about being alive. Your relationship with food is an exact mirror of your feelings about love, fear, anger, meaning, transformation and, yes, even God.

How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day by Michael Gelb – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Gelb says there are seven critical principles that need to be followed for success, whether you’re learning a new language, studying to be a gourmet chef, or just hoping to be more effective on the job.

A Better Way to Live: Og Mandino’s Own Personal Story of Success Featuring 17 Rules to Live By by Og Mandino – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Mandino describes the joyously redemptive process that turned a down-and- out alcoholic into a millionaire and a happy man within ten years. Mandino is the only person who could tell this heartwarming tale of personal triumph–because it is his own true story. And it can profoundly influence your life.

The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: A parable set in the time just prior to Christianity, The Greatest Salesman in the World weaves mythology with spirituality into a much needed message of inspiration in this culture of self-promotion. Mandino believes that to be a good salesperson, you must believe in yourself and the work you are doing.

The Greatest Salesman in the World, Part 2: The End of the Story by Og Mandino – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: This sequel to Mandino’s 1967 self-help classic features the same amalgam of biblical motifs and secular values as its predecessor. As the new story opens, an older Hafid (who rose from camel boy to “greatest salesman” in the original) is mourning his wife, oblivious to the needs of others, until a stranger directs him toward a new career preaching to the masses on the subject of success.

Og Mandino’s University of Success by Og Mandino – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Complete courses on how to succeed taught by 50 world renowned experts.

Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Internet guru Clay Shirky forecasts the thrilling changes we will all enjoy as new digital technology puts our untapped resources of talent and goodwill to use at last.

Spontaneous Evolution: Our Positive Future and a Way to Get There From Here by Bruce H. Lipton Ph.D.and Steve Bhaerman – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: this world-renowned expert in the emerging science of epigenetics reveals how our changing understanding of biology will help us navigate this turbulent period in our planet’s history and how each of us can participate in this global shift.

What’s Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption by Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Tracks the rise of a fascinating new consumer behavior authors call “collaborative consumption.” Driven by growing dissatisfaction with their role as robotic consumers manipulated by marketing, people are turning more and more to models of consumption that emphasize usefulness over ownership, community over selfishness, and sustainability over novelty.

The Whole Person Fertility Program: A Revolutionary Mind-Body Process to Help You Conceive by Niravi B. Payne  – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Basing her program on the mind-body connection, author Niravi Payne has developed a therapeutic program for connecting with one’s inner self to uncover the reasons behind fertility problems.

Natural Brilliance by Paul R. Scheele – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Natural Brilliance helps the reader release their genius- their Natural Brilliance- and use it to overcome barriers that have blocked the reader in the past. It frees the reader to move in the direction accomplishing their hopes and dreams.

The Happy Mind by William R. Yoder – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: An alternative way of thinking based on seven simple principles. This new way of thinking enables you to undo the limits and distortions of your current way of thinking, and thus allows your mind to experience deep and lasting happiness. Your happy state of mind is the single most effective tool for discovering your true desires, and realizing and manifesting them. And your own happy and peaceful state of mind is also the most healing gift you can offer to another.

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: A must for anyone wanting to improve their lives and their positive thinking.   There have been more millionaires and indeed, billionaires, who have made their fortunes as a result of reading this success classic than any other book ever printed.

 

Your Brain at Work: Strategies for Overcoming Distraction, Regaining Focus, and Working Smarter All Day Long by David Rock – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: maximize mental resources, better manage distractions, help solve problems and make better decisions, interpersonal skills, and more.

 

Outwitting the Devil by Napoleon Hill – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Desecription: Using his legendary ability to get to the root of human potential, Napoleon Hill
digs deep to identify the greatest obstacles we face in reaching personal goals:
fear, procrastination, anger, and jealousy, as tools of the Devil. These hidden
methods of control can lead us to ruin, and Hill reveals the seven principles of
good that will allow us to triumph over them and succeed.

Recollections by Viktor Frankl – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description:Frankl, psychologist and author of Man’s Search for Meaning (1959), recounts his life in Austria from his birth in 1905 to the end of World War II.  Even as an adolescent, Frankl was drawn to the workings of the human mind.

Over the Edge of the World: Magellan’s Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe by Laurence Bergreen – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description:A recreation of Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan’s obsessive 16th-century quest, an ill-fated journey that altered Europe’s perception of the planet: “It was a dream as old as the imagination: a voyage to the ends of the earth…. Mariners feared they could literally sail over the edge of the world.”

Journey into Healing: Awakening the Wisdom Within You by Deepak Chopra – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: A selection of writings by the best-selling author of Ageless Body, Timeless Mind offers inspirational essays on the healing process, the mind-body connection, and the use of mindful meditation to promote health.

The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: In a distant, timeless place, a mysterious prophet walks the sands. At the moment of his departure, he wishes to offer the people gifts but possesses nothing. The people gather round, each asks a question of the heart, and the man’s wisdom is his gift. Gibran’s prophet is rivaled in his wisdom only by the founders of the world’s great religions. On the most basic topics–marriage, children, friendship, work, pleasure–his words have a power and lucidity that in another era would surely have provoked the description “divinely inspired.”

The Master Key System by Charles Haanel – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Presented as a series of twenty-four lessons, Charles Haanel discusses everything from how to feel healthy to how to become wealthy. One of the great classics of all times with millions sold world-wide and rumored to be what inspired Bill Gates to leave Harvard and start Microsoft.

Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description:Hillenbrand unfurls the story of Louie Zamperini–a juvenile delinquent-turned-Olympic runner-turned-Army hero. During a routine search mission over the Pacific, Louie’s plane crashed into the ocean, and what happened to him over the next three years of his life is a story that will keep you glued to the pages, eagerly awaiting the next turn in the story and fearing it at the same time.

Thinking for a Living by Joey Reiman – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Can one idea be worth a million dollars? Advertising mogul Reiman discusses his
formula for creating million-dollar ideas. A guidebook for every entrepreneur.

 

Poke the Box by Seth Godin – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description:If you’re stuck at the starting line, you don’t need more time or permission.  You don’t need to wait for a boss’s okay or to be told to push the button; you just need to poke.

Who Moved My Cheese?: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life by Spencer Johnson – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Who Moved My Cheese? is a parable that takes place in a maze. Four beings live in that maze: Sniff and Scurry are mice–nonanalytical and nonjudgmental, they just want cheese and are willing to do whatever it takes to get it. Hem and Haw are “littlepeople,” mouse-size humans who have an entirely different relationship with cheese. It’s not just sustenance to them; it’s their self-image. Their lives and belief systems are built around the cheese they’ve found. Most of us reading the story will see the cheese as something related to our livelihoods–our jobs, our career paths, the industries we work in–although it can stand for anything, from health to relationships. The point of the story is that we have to be alert to changes in the cheese, and be prepared to go running off in search of new sources of cheese when the cheese we have runs out.

Unstoppable: The Incredible Power of Faith in Action by Nick Vujicic – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Despite being born without arms or legs, Nick’s challenges have not kept him from enjoying great adventures, a fulfilling and meaningful career, and loving relationships.  Nick has overcome trials and hardships by focusing on the promises that he was created for a unique and specific purpose, that his life has value and is a gift to others, and that no matter the despair and hard times in life, God is always present. Nick credits his success in life to the power that is unleashed when faith takes action.

 

 

Spirituality

How God Changes Your Brain: Breakthrough Findings from a Leading Neuroscientist by Andrew Newberg MD – Book available to buy here at CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: God is great—for your mental, physical, and spiritual health. Both a revelatory work of modern science and a practical guide for readers to enhance their physical and emotional health.

 

A Course in Miracles: Combined Volume

by Dr. Helen Shucman – Book available at Amazon.com.

Description: A Course in Miracles begins… Nothing real can be threatened. Nothing unreal exists. Herein lies the peace of God. As its title implies, the Course is arranged throughout as a teaching device. It consists of three books: Text, Workbook for Students, and Manual for Teachers. The order in which students choose to use the books, and the ways in which they study them, depend on their particular needs and preferences.

The Grace for the Moment Daily Bible by Max Lucado – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Max Lucado will guide you through the Scripture day-by-day, with daily readings from the Old and New Testaments, Psalms, and Proverbs, plus a devotional insight.

Awaken to the Buddha Within by Shi Wuling – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: With the “Five T’s of Concentration,” the question of “need or greed,” and the story of the monk who bares his backside to prove a point, Surya Das invokes a path of wisdom that is as accessible and down-to-earth as a worn pair of loafers. It’s not an easy path–it demands thought, effort, and discipline.

 

Open Heart, Clear Mind by Thubten Chodron – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: This practical introduction to Buddhism focuses on the application of Buddhist psychology to modern life. Thubten Chodron, an American Buddhist nun, presents the basic points of this path for understanding ourselves and improving the quality of our lives.

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho – Available to buy here at CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: The charming tale of Santiago, a shepherd boy, who dreams of seeing the world, is compelling in its own right, but gains resonance through the many lessons Santiago learns during his adventures. He journeys from Spain to Morocco in search of worldly success, and eventually to Egypt, where a fateful encounter with an alchemist brings him at last to self-understanding and spiritual enlightenment.

Gift of Spirit: A Selection from the Essays of Prentice Mulford – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Prentice Mulford was once described as a thinking man, not a reading man. His insights into the mysteries surrounding humanity derived from firsthand thought and experience, not from books.

Gift of Understanding: A Second Series of Essays by Prentice Mulford – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: On such age-old topics as marriage, memory, justice, the power of the mind, and even the necessity of riches (all found in this collection), Mulford’s attempts to understand our transcendental and physical natures were intuitive and sympathetic, not ordered and logical.

God In The Trees Or The Infinite Mind In Nature by Prentice Mulford – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

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Faith or Being Led by the Spirit by Prentice Mulford – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

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There’s a Spiritual Solution to Every Problem by Wayne Dwyer – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: With his usual mix of enthusiasm, optimism, and anecdote, Dr. Wayne Dyer is back again to emphasize that we are in control of our life experiences. Quoting everything from the Bible to The Tao of Pooh, he returns continually to his central point: with truth and self-awareness, all things are possible, including physical healing, improved relationships, and great personal accomplishment.

Infinite Life: Awakening to Bliss Within by Robert Thurman – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Thurman invites readers into a fascinating new way of thinking, living, and meditating that might do more to save the world than any political act known to humans. In recognizing that our lives and even our moment-to-moment choices have eternal ramifications, we are at once free from the burden of petty pursuits yet suddenly saddled with the weight of infinite responsibility.

 

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenmentby Eckhart Tolle – Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: Ekhart Tolle’s message is simple: living in the now is the truest path to happiness and enlightenment. And while this message may not seem stunningly original or fresh, Tolle’s clear writing, supportive voice, and enthusiasm make this an excellent manual for anyone who’s ever wondered what exactly “living in the now” means.

The Four Levels of Healing: A Guide to Balancing the Spiritual, Mental, Emotional and Physical Aspects of Life by Shakti Gawain – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: In this book, best-selling author Shakti Gawain describes the four levels of human existence — spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical — and explains the importance of developing all four. She also provides the meditations and exercises readers need to begin their own healing journeys.

The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life by Deepak Chopra  – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description:  Chopra shares 15 spiritual secrets for enlightenment.  The most important secret is transcending one’s egocentric viewpoint and accepting a single, unified reality: “you are not in the world; the world is in you.”

Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment by Deepak Chopra  – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: A tale of how the Indian prince Siddhartha came to be the enlightened one, the Buddha.  Chopra draws on what he’s familiar with: the ancient Indian culture that shaped the historic personage of the Buddha, and the powers of mind that meditation harnesses.

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success: A Practical Guide to the Fulfillment of Your Dreams by M.D. Deepak Chopra  – Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: Chopra explains the laws of pure potentiality, giving, karma, least effort, intention and desire, detachment, and dharma and includes useful suggestions on how to apply these fundamental, natural principles if one is truly searching for purpose and a satisfying life.

Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West by Daniel Ladinsky (Translator), Author (Various)  – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Daniel Ladinsky-best known for his gifted and best-selling translations of the great Sufi poet Hafiz-brings together the timeless work of twelve of the world’s finest spiritual writers, six from the East and six from the West.


The Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu by Lao Tzu – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: One of the most widely read and deeply cherished books in the world, a work many consider the wisest book ever written.


The Diamond Cutter: The Buddha on Managing Your Business and Your Life by Geshe Michael Roach and Lama Christie McNally -Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: With a unique combination of ancient and contemporary wisdom from Tibetan Buddhism, The Diamond Cutter presents readers with empowering strategies for success in their personal and professional lives.

 

The Tao of Physics: An Exploration of the Parallels between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism by Fritjof Capra – Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: Explicating not only Eastern philosophies but also how modern physics forces us into conceptions that have remarkable parallels.

Messages from Water and the Universe by Masaru Emoto – Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: This fascinating book explains how our prayers, goodwill, and positive words heal us humans—as well as viruses and the universe as a whole—through water. Dr. Emoto explains that the fact that water has lost its true form shows that our way of living has moved away from God’s will, so we should be aware of our Creator’s alert to “correct the way we are living now.”

All You Ever Wanted to Know From His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Happiness, Life, Living, and Much More – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Here, the Dalai Lama is a teacher to a spiritual aspirant; a divine master and a temporal leader; an ambassador for Tibet and a lovable guru-philosopher to the whole world; a practitioner of the 2,500-year-old teachings of Buddhism; a Tibetan Buddhist and an interfaith ambassador; and an intense practitioner of mind-training and an inveterate optimist.

Naked Now: Learning to See as the Mystics See by Richard Rohr – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Franciscan priest and spirituality author Rohr (Everything Belongs) again brings his energy to the reclamation of the Christian mystical tradition. He has a lot of scripture on his side, with many citations from the gospels and epistles. He also offers a distinctive definition of prayer as a nondualistic way of seeing the moment.

Your Faith Is Your Fortune by Neville Goddard – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Goddard writes of  the nature of God and God’s relationship to every person.

Worldwide Laws of Life by John Marks Templeton – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Templeton builds on his earlier Discovering the Laws of Life to collect over 200 spiritual laws that he believes affect personal attitudes and personal development.

Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Among the most influential works of psychiatric literature since Freud. The book begins with a lengthy, austere, and deeply moving personal essay about Frankl’s imprisonment in Auschwitz and other concentration camps for five years, and his struggle during this time to find reasons to live.

The Shack by William P. Young – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Mackenzie Allen Phillips’s youngest daughter, Missy, has been abducted during a family vacation, and evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Four years later, in this midst of his great sadness, Mack receives a suspicious note, apparently from God, inviting him back to that shack for a weekend. Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare. What he finds there will change his life forever.

The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren  –  available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description:  The spiritual premise in The Purpose-Driven Life is that there are no accidents—God planned everything and everyone. Therefore, every human has a divine purpose, according to God’s master plan.

The Evolution of God by Robert Bright – available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description: Narrative that takes us from the Stone Age to the Information Age and unveils an astonishing discovery: there is a hidden pattern that the great monotheistic faiths have followed as they have evolved. Through the prisms of archaeology, theology, and evolutionary psychology, Wright’s findings overturn basic assumptions about Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and are sure to cause controversy. He explains why spirituality has a role today, and why science, contrary to conventional wisdom, affirms the validity of the religious quest. And this previously unrecognized evolutionary logic points not toward continued religious extremism, but future harmony.

Meditation

Learn to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Self-Discovery and Fulfillment

by David Fontana – Book available at Amazon.com.

Description: Meditation paves the road to a calmer, more focused mind; improved concentration; greater creativity; and a more energized mental and physical state of being. But finding an approach that works amid all the mumbo-jumbo can be a mind-altering experience in itself. Finally, here is a practical guide, beautifully illustrated, that reveals how to develop a personal program for inner peace.

 

Meditation Week by Week: 52 Exercises to Help You Grow in Peace & Awareness by David Fontana – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Learning to meditate is a personal journey, which everyone must undertake at his or her own pace. Best-selling meditation master David Fontana helps us stay committed, inspired, and on track during this inner voyage.

 

Positive Action Plan: 365 Meditations for Making Each Day a Success by Napoleon Hill – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: More than 50 years after it was first published, Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich still inspires thousands of people each year to take charge of their lives and pursue success. Now, from The Napoleon Hill Foundation, comes this collection of 365 daily spurs to better and greater achievement.

The Secret Gratitude Book by Rhonda Byrne – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: The Secret Gratitude Book is one of the most powerful tools you can ever use to transform your life into total joy. When you use this book every day and write about all the things in your life you are grateful for, you will be amazed at the never-ending list of thoughts that come back to you of more things to be grateful for. You can use The Secret Gratitude Book to powerfully attract specific things that you want into your life in absolute abundance.

Life: Selected Quotations by Paulo Coelho – Available to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: This collection of selected quotes from Paulo Coelho’s impressive body of work is a must–have item for fans of this celebrated and internationally bestselling author.

 

Practicing the Power of Now: Essential Teachings, Exercises and Meditations by Eckhart Tolle – Availble to buy here at Amazon.com

Description: Companion guide to the Power of Now–rich in exercises and meditations to help readers get out of their minds so they can live more peacefully in their bodies.

Meditation for Beginners: Six Guided Meditations for Insight, Inner Clarity and Cultivating a Compassionate Heart by Jack Kornfield – Available to buy here at CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: Instruction in everything from breathing, posture, and attention to working with difficult emotions and physical discomfort, readers from any spiritual tradition will learn the essentials for creating a daily meditation practice. CD included.

Creative Visualization{ Use the Power of Your Imagination to Create What You Want in Your Life by Shakti Gawain – Available to buy here on CNY Healing Arts.com

Description: Teaches readers how to use their imaginations to manifest their deepest desires.


Wherever You Go There You Are by John Kabat-Zinn –
-Available to buy here on Amazon.com

Description:  The idea that meditation is “spiritual” is often confusing to people, Kabat-Zinn writes; he prefers to think of it as what you might call a workout for your consciousness.