Ep 38: Books for Growth

This episode is for you if you’re seeking books to expand your perspective.

Reading and personal development are two of my passions, and when they intertwine it’s like heaven.

I’ve broken down personal growth books into 4 categories:





Or, put another way: Discovering ourselves, finding God, connecting to our body, and learning about others.

Click here for the amazon page with every book I talk about in this episode.

Mentioned in this episode:

Episode #31: Best Books of the Summer with Alyssa Hertzig

Episode #11: Best Books I’ve Read Lately

Episode #1: When do you read?

Here are the books I talk about within each section:


The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown

Daring Greatly by Brene Brown

Brene Brown’s TED Talk

Loving What Is: Four Questions that can Change Your Life by Byron Katie

The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer

The Surrender Experiment by Michael A. Singer

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero

You Are A Badass At Making Money by Jen Sincero


Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott

Leaving Church by Barbara Brown Taylor

Start Where You Are by Pema Chodron

How to Meditate by Pema Chodron

When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron

Super Attractor by Gabrielle Bernstein


Mind/Body Series on Smartest Person in the Room

Episode #4: How Do You Connect To Your Body

Intuitive Eating By Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch

The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk

You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay

Burnout by Emily Nagoski & Amelia Nagoski


She Said by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey

Just Mercy by Bryan Stephenson

So You Want To Talk About Race by Ijeoma Olou

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People To Talk About Race by Robin DiAngelo

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