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Gillian Sanger

Best Reads of 2020

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Hello everyone- 

I am always happy to wax on books!  I have a few in particular I think are worth sharing from this year.

Spiritual/Mindfulness Books:

Untethered Soul by Michael Singer

The Road Home by Ethan Nichtern

Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness by David Treleaven

Daughter, Drink This Water by Jaiya John

 

Other notables:

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummings

 

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For me,  my recent Book had to be A Clinician's Guide to Teaching Mindfulness by Christiane Wolf & J. Greg Serpa, which I just finished. That I will forever referencing!

Now I am onto "Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program" and their below Workbook. Not sure how to tackle those...nut sure whether they go relatively together, chapter by chapter? 

I still have my Healthcare Mindful Summit to catch up on too; I have lots going with my Brother's recent hospital release and his Aftercare, (Non-Covid related)

The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook: A Proven Way to Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength, and Thrive
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22 hours ago, Rachel said:

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

What a gorgeous title! I believe I have heard of it before. I am not sure if you mentioned it previously or if I came across it elsewhere, but I will definitely check this out.

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Some of my own best reads of the year:

Nature and the Human Soul by Bill Plotkin (non-fiction)
The House of Belonging by David Whyte (poetry)
Tears to Triumph by Marianne Williamson (non-fiction)
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (fiction)
The Unsettling of America: Culture and Agriculture by Wendell Berry (non-fiction)

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