The following books may help you along your wellness journey, both physical and emotional.
For parents of teen girls:
- Under Pressure, Lisa Damour, Ph.D
- Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood, Lisa Damour, Ph.D.
- The Triple Bind: Saving Our Teenage Girls from Today’s Pressures and Conflicting Expectations, Stephen Hinshaw, Ph.D, with Rachel Kranz
- Unhooked: How Young Women Pursue Sex, Delay Love, and Lose at Both, Laura Sessions Stepp
For teen girls: I suggest parents review books first to gauge appropriateness for your child
- The Confidence Code for Girls, Katty Kay and Claire Shipman
- The Mindful Teen, Dzung X. Vo, FAAP
- SEX, Second Edition: The All-You-Need-To-Know Sexuality Guide to Get You Through Your Teens and Twenties, Heather Corinna
For adults interested in meditation, mindfulness, and finding inner truth:
- The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You’re Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are, Brene Brown, Ph.D., L.M.S.W
- Positivity: Discover the Upward Spiral That Will Change Your Life, Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ph.D.
- Discover Meditation: A First Step Handbook to Better Health, Doriel Hall
- Breath Sweeps Mind: A First Guide To Meditation Practice, edited by Jean Smith
- Prime Time Health: A Scientifically Proven Plan for Feeling Younger and Living Longer, William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN
- The Inflammation Solution: When Everything Works and Nothing Hurts, William Sears, MD
- The Hormone Reset Diet: Heal Your Metabolism to Lose Up To 15 Pounds In 21 Days, Sara Gottfried, MD
- Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds, Kelly A. Turner, Ph.D.
- In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, Michael Pollan
- The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People, Dan Buettner
- Superfood Cookbook: Delicious Vegetarian Superfood Salads for Easy Weight Loss and and Detox, Alissa Noel Grey
- The Flexitarian Diet: The Mostly Vegetarian Way to Lose Weight, Be Healthier, Prevent Disease and Add Years to Your Life, Dawn Jackson Blatner
- The Paleo Vegetarian Diet: A Healthy Guide for Weight Loss and Healthy Living, Dena Harris