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We are pleased to provide a lending library for faculty and staff! Our library contains books on various health and wellness topics, DVD's and CD's.

Check Out
All lending material may be checked out and returned to the Wellness for two weeks.
 

Damaged or Lost Books
Books that are damaged while checked out will be assessed a fine of $10.00. If the book is not salvageable, the responsible individual will be assessed replacement costs.

 

 Here you will find a list of all the resources contained in our lending library.

Please click on a category  to see the resources that pertain to each.


CDs/DVDs/Cassettes

DVDs

Cardio Exercise

  1. The NIA Technique
  2. Expressive,personalized focused dance arts.
  3. Sweatin’ To the Oldies
  4. Workout video with Richard Simmons
  5. P.A.C.E.:The 12-Minute Fitness Revolution
  6. Instructional Video Guide. Al Sears, M.D.
  7. Walk Away the Pounds
  8. In home walking workout with Leslie Sansone
  9. Learn the Hip Hop grooves, Not Just the Moves
  10. Hosted by Bradley Rapier
  11. Hip Hop Cardio Workout
  12. 3 10-minute workouts
  13. Afro-Brazilian Cardio
  14. 3 energizing cardio workouts to live afro-percussion music
  15. Hip Hop Abs
  16. Fat burning cardio, ab sculpt, total body burn  plus a  secret to flab abs
  17. Hip Hop Abs
  18. Hips, Buns, and Thighs workout
  19. The Biggest Loser: The Workout
  20. 6-week program for maximum weight loss
  21. Cardio Striptease Workout
  22. Strip off the Pounds with Jeff Costa
  23. Bellydance
  24. Easy-to-follow bellydance moves into a high-energy cardio hip hop routine with Rania
  25. Nia Unplugged
  26. Transformative movement practice that integrates the expressiveness of dance, the power and precision of martial arts, aand the wisdom of the healing arts

Toning Exercise

  1. Butt plus Pilates
  2. 42-minute Session with Janis Saffell.
  3. Accelerated Body Sculpting
  4. Total Body Sculpting with Winsor Pilates
  5. Pilates
  6. Body Control Weekly Workout with Lynne Robsinon
  7. Yoga Body Burn
  8. 3 fat-burning yoga workouts with Denise Austin

Stretching Exercise

  1. Qi Gon; Chi Kung
  2. Dr. Roger Jamke, DMD – Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  3. Tai Chi Ch’uan Training- Eric Reiss (CD)
     
  4. Tai Chi – Beginning Practice
  5. With David –Dorian Ross, Focus body-mind energy, Feel more physical power and mental edge, enjoy a challenging workout
  6. Back Care Yoga
  7. Build strength for lasting pain relief and healing with Rodney Yee
  8. Tai Chi: Exercise for Lifelong Health and Well-Being
  9. 90 minutes with Tricia Yu
  10. Tai Chi
  11. Fundamentals for MasteringTai Chi Basics with TriciaYu
  12. Tai Chi
  13. Featuring Claire Hooton

Informational Media

  1. Relief from Migraine
  2. Dr. Alan Xenakis
  3. Super Size Me- Morgan Spurlock
     
  4. Humor Works with Izzy Gesell
  5. The Humor Works video course sets the tone for building an optimal learning environment. It helps people understand the power of an active sense of humor. This humor course-three sessions on one videotape includes a leader manual, and reproducible participant worksheets for each session. The follow-up activities stimulate discussion through experiential learning.
  6. Fast Food Nation
  7. Partners with Your Doctor: A Man’s Guide to Testicular Care
  8. Fibromyalgia: Fitting the Pieces Together
     
  9. Kodo One Earth Tour Special
     
  10. The Living Matrix
  11. A film on the new science of healing
  12. Remembering How to Drum
  13. A study of traditional djembe technique
  14.  The Future of Food
  15. Look into the revolution changing the very food that we eat by Deborah Garcia
  16. The Complete Healing Formula for Back Pain
  17. From the Healthy Back Institute

CDs

  1. Tai Chi Ch’uan Training , Eric Reiss
     
  2. Shoulder Pain Relief through Exercise
  3. Audio CD from Live Pain Free
  4. The Ways of the Mystic
  5. Seven paths to God with Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.
  6. Sleep Well Naturally
  7. A comprehensive Program for more restful and revitalizing sleep. Dr. Paul Fleischer.
  8. 9 Deadly Diseases, One Common Link
  9. Audio CD from Live Pain Free
  10. Nourishing Traditions
  11. Diet that challenges politically correct diets
  12. Reprogramming Your Mind to be Thin
  13. A 2-disc series including a Quickstart program and the Automatic Fat Loss program.Phase 1 of The SMART Technique
  14. Reprogramming Your Responses to Food and Exercise
  15. A 2-disc series including Subconscious Motivation and Accelerated Reprogramming techniques. Phase 2 of The SMART Technique
  16. The SMART Technique for Staying Lean for Life
  17. A 2-disc series including Living Lean and Making it Foolproof. Phase 3 of The SMART Technique
  18. The SMART Technique Automatic Fat Loss Program: Accelerator Program
  19. Designed to work along with the cds of three phases of The SMART Technique – will accelerate the program. Provida Life Sciences
  20. Reprogramming Your Mind to be Thin
  21. A 2-disc series including a Quickstart program and the Automatic Fat Loss Program. Phase 1 of The SMART Technique
  22. In Case of Cravings/Surviving Parties
  23. A 2-disc series, to promote health eating, and to help to overcome inevitable emergency situations like irresistible cravings and parties, holidays and special occasions. The SMART Technique
  24. Size-A-Week Slimdown
  25. Lose a whole dress or pant size in just one week…every week. Provida Life Sciences
  26. Visualizations for Healing, Dr. Karen Wolfe
  27. Two part program with guided tracks
  28. Reprogramming Your Responses to Food and Exercise
  29. A 2-disc series including Subconscious Motivation and Accelerated Reprogramming techniques. Phase 2 of The SMART Technique
  30. The SMART Technique for Staying Lean for Life
  31. A 2-disc series including Living Lean and Making it Foolproof. Phase 3 of The SMART Technique
  32. The SMART Technique Automatic Fat Loss Program: Accelerator Program
  33. Designed to work along with the cds of three phases of The SMART Technique – will accelerate the program. Provida Life Sciences
  34. In Case of Cravings/Surviving Parties
  35. A 2-disc series, to promote healthy eating, and to help overcome inevitable emergency situations like irresistible cravings and parties, holidays and special occasions. The SMART Technique
  36. Size-A-Week Slimdown
  37. Lose a whole dress or pant size in just one week…every week. Provida Life Sciences

Cassette Tapes

  1. Treating and Beating Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  2. An hour-long talk about fibromyalgia. Dr. Rodger H Murphree

 


Cancer

  1. Livestrong Survivorship Notebook
  2. By Lance Armstrong, A resource for cancer survivors that provides education, support and hope.
  3. Finding the “Can” in Cancer
  4. By Nancy Emerson, Pam Leight, Susan Moonan, and Terri Schinazi
  5. Living Well with Cancer
  6. By Moore, Schmais, A nurse tells you everything you need to know about the side effects of your treatment.
  7. The Survivor's Handbook
  8. By Neal Barnard, M.D., A guide to eating right for cancer survival from The Cancer Project.  

 


Cookbooks

  1. Linda McCartney’s Home Cooking
  2. A wonderfully appealing vegetarian cookbook, offering more than 200 easy, clear, and delicious recipes for a meatless and healthful cuisine.
  3. Dining with the Duchess
  4. Using the Weight Watcher’s revolutionary “points” food system, Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York presents over 125 easy to prepare, guilt free, mouthwatering recipes that follow that “points” system to allow for healthy weight loss.
  5. Joan Lunden’s Healthy Cooking
  6. An interesting “cookbook” with not only good, low fat recipes (over 100 of them) to use while losing weight, but testimonials and explanations of weight loss journeys as well.
  7. Heart Healthy Recipes
  8. This collection of recipes grew out of research and education projects supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. 
  9. Tofu Cookery
  10. Recipes for the light, low-cost food whose high protein and cholesterol free qualities make it an ideal choice for the diet-conscious.Louise Hagler.
     
  11. The Optimal Diet
  12. The official cookbook of CHIP, the Coronary Health Improvement Project. Darlene Blaney, M.Sc., N.C.P. and Hans Diehl, Dr. H.Sc.
  13. Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone
  14. Over 1,400 recipes from the queen of vegetarian cooking that is accepted and loved by vegans, vegetarians, and non-vegetarians.  Deborah Madison.
  15. Food Cures
  16. Breakthrough nutritional prescriptions for everything from colds to cancer, including 75 powerfully healing recipes. Reader’s Digest.
  17. 1,001Low-Fat Recipes
  18. Most recipes feature 10 or fewer ingredients and take less than 30 minutes to prepare. Sue Spitler.
  19. The Ultimate Smoothie Book
  20. 101 Delicious Recipes for Blender Drinks, Frozen Desserts, Shakes, and More! Cherie Calbom.
  21. Pork: Light and Lean
  22. Lean pork recipes that can be used effectively in a lipid-lowering regimen for the reduction of serum cholesterol levels.
  23. Healing Tonics
  24. 101 herbal concoctions to increase energy, boost immunity, enhance memory, ease digestion, and support daily health and wellness. Jeanine Pollak.


 


 

 


Chronic Disease

  1. From Fatigued to Fantastic
  2. A proven program to regain vibrant health, based on a new scientific study showing effective treatment for chronic fatigue and Fibromyalgia. Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D.
  3. Fibromyalgia: A Comprehensive Approach
  4. What you can do about chronic pain and fatigue; a sourcebook of medical and nonmedical strategies. Miryam Ehrlich Williamson
  5. What Your Doctor May Not Tell You about Hypothyroidism
  6. A simple plan for extraordinary results in identifying diagnosing and dealing hypothyroidism. Ken Blanchard, M.D., Ph.D. with Marietta Abrams Brill
  7. Coping with Fibromyalgia
  8. By Beth Ediger
  9. Overcoming Arthritis
  10. Utilizing both conventional as well as holistic medicine, Dr. Brownstein uses many aspects of a holistic program to help you in your treatment of difficult chronic conditions.

 


Diabetes

  1. A Guide to Healthy Restaurant Eating
  2. More than 3,500 menu items and 55 chain restaurants with food appropriate for diabetics. American Diabetic Association.

 


Diet & Weight Loss

  1. 100 Days of Weight Loss: The Secret of Being Successful on Any Diet Plan
  2. A program set up to offer mini-lessons that will keep you committed to your program from a minimum of 100 days-long enough to completely change your weight-loss pattern forever.  Linda Spangle, RN, MA.
  3. The Rosedale Diet
  4. The new science of leptin control is harnessed in a proven program to correct the metabolic imbalance that drives overeating. 
  5. Eat Right for Your Type
  6. The A-Z Reference Guide for the Blood Type Connection to Symptoms, Disease, Conditions, Vitamins, Supplements, Herbs and Food.  Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo with Catherine Whitney.
     
  7. Perfect Weight America
  8. When you follow the Perfect Weight America program, you’ll burn unhealthy fat, experience incredible energy, cleanse built-up toxins from your body, and learn steps for simple sustainability to take weight off our planet.  Jordan Rubin with Bernard Bulwer, MD.
  9. Eat This, Not That!
  10. Author: David ZinczenkoA small paper back guide to help you burn fat and build the body you want; not by eating less, but by making smarter choices. With this simple illustrated guide to thousands of foods,along with the nutrition secrets that lead to fast and permanent weight loss, you’ll make the smartest choice every time!
  11. Eat Out, Eat Right
  12. Author: Hope S. Warshaw A small paper back guide to healthier restaurant eating.
  13. The Stop & Go Fast Food Nutrition Guide
  14. Author: Steven Aldana, PhD A guide to that shows you how to navigate the fast food maze and identify fast foods that are actually good for you.
  15. The Stop & Go Grocery Guide
  16. A guide to show you to navigate the grocery store and identify foods that are good for you. Steven Aldana, PhD.
  17. Life is Hard, Food is Easy
  18. Author: Linda Spangle, RN, MA The author reveals how you can cope with your feelings of frustrations, boredom, or loneliness, and offers her proven program to stop your emotions from interfering with your eating habits and sabotaging your weight loss efforts.
  19. You on a Diet: The Owner’s Manual for Waist Management
  20. Gives you the plan and formulas that will explain how and why your body stores calories, burns fat, and reacts to the foods you test your body with.
  21. Eat More, Weigh Less
  22. With the guidelines of the program, you have a wide variety of foods you can eat in abundance, with the meals being so low in fat. This book includes 250 gourmet recipes with less than 10 perfect fat.  Dean Ornish, M.D.
  23. Dr. Bob Arnot’s Revolutionary Weight Control Program
  24. The premise of this book is that foods are drugs, and learning to eat certain types of foods will enable you to lose weight and feel fantastic. Robert Arnot, M.D.
  25. The South Beach Diet Super Charged
  26. Offers exercises, interval walking program, meal plans, and much more in this 3-phase Fitness Program. Arthur Agatston, M.D.
  27. Mastering Leptin
  28. Teaches you how to be in charge of the fat hormone leptin, the most powerful hormone in your body. Bryon Richards, Certified Clinical Nutritionist with Mary Richards.
     
  29. Mindless Eating
  30. Uses fun and fiendishly clever experiments to reveal the hidden dynamics behind why we eat more than we think. Brian Wansink, Ph.D.
  31. Inspired to Lose
  32. Motivational stores that will help you find strength to gain personal power to make the right choices and gain control over your weight. Howard J. Rankin, Ph.D.
  33. Are You Losing It?
  34. Information on dieting and the Alli Program designed to help you lose weight without “losing your mind”. Alli.
  35. What’s Your Diet Type?
  36. Uses the Myers-Brigg Type Indicator to reveal your best diet approach.  Heather Jones, R.D.
  37. You Don’t Have to Be Thin to Win
  38. From the Official Chub Club Coach, this book walks you through everything from how to buy sneakers to how to get through a grocery store and time constraints.  Judy Molnar.
     

 

 


Fitness

  1. Fit for Life
  2. The natural body cycle permanent weight-loss plan that proves that it’s not what you eat, but when and how. Harvey and Marilyn Diamond.
  3. P.A.C.E.: The 12-Minute Fitness Revolution
  4. This program aims to increase your lung capacity and size in order to increase longevity of life and burn fat. Al Sears, M.D.
  5. ZUMBA
  6. Created by celebrity fitness trainer Beto Perez, the Zumba program combines fun, easy-to-follow dance steps with hot Latin beats to help you shed pounds and inches fast. Beto Perez with Maggie Greenwood-Robinson, Ph.D.
  7. Mudras: Yoga in your Hands
  8. Mudras, or “finger power  points”, are yoga positions for your hands enable you to recharge your personal energy reserves. Gertrud Hirsch.
  9. Walk Yourself Thin
  10. A guide on how to “walk yourself thin” by making small changes in your everyday lifestyle. David A. Rives
  11. Yoga: The Spirit and Practice of Moving Into Stillness
  12. Combining hatha yoga with meditation, this book teaches more than one hundred poses and yoga routines for all levels of ability. Erich Schiffman.
  13. Create the Body Your Soul Desires
  14. With a great support partner, you two will learn how to counter disordered eating and transform your self-limiting beliefs. Dr. Karen Wolfe, MBBS and Deborah Kern, Ph.D.
  15. Pedometer Walking
  16. A step by step guide to walking for health accompanied by a walking log. Robert Sweetgall. 
  17. Flip the Switch
  18. Based on the idea that an area of the brain called Meta-Stat is responsible for burning fat, this book focuses on how to activate this constantly by sitting in bright light, practicing deep breathing, or improving your posture. Robert Cooper, Ph.D. with recipes by Leslie Cooper.
  19. The 6 Week Cure for the Middle-Aged Middle
  20. Provides a plan that focuses on eliminating the unhealthy fat that accumulates around the organs-visceral fat-that is the true cause of the middle-aged bulge.  Mary Eades, M.D. and Michael Eades, M.D.
  21. Ten Minute Tone-Ups for Dummies
  22. Each chapter focuses on a different area of muscle groups that provide explanation of the muscle groups, correct techniques, and multiple exercises. 
  23. Power of 10: The Once-A-Week Slow Motion Fitness Revolution
  24. A program that is designed so that even the busiest, most stressed-out person can follow with barely any change in schedule or routine
  25. Ready, Set, Go!: Synergy Fitness for Time-Crunched Adults
  26. This Fully Illustrated Workbook has exercises from the beginner level to advance athletes combing weight training, plyometrics, sprinting, and stretching exercises. Phil Campbell, M.S., M.A.,
  27. Eight Simple Qigong Exercises for Health
  28. The Eight Pieces of Brocade, involving gentle stretching and strengthening movements, will activate the Qi (vital energy) in your body in as little as twenty minutes a day. Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming. 
  29. Aqua Dynamics: Water Exercises are the New Way to Stay in Shape
  30. By: National Spa and Pool Institute
    A booklet that takes you through a variety of exercises that can be done in water.
  31. Chi Walking
  32. By: Danny Dreyer and Katherine Dreyer
    A revolutionary program that blends the health benefits of walking with the core principles of T’ai Chi to deliver maximum physical, mental, and spiritual fitness.

 


Heart Disease

  1. Thriving with Heart Disease
  2. A unique program for you and your family that will encourage a life that is happier, healthier, and longer. Wayne M. Sotile, Ph.D.
  3. 22 Ways to a Healthier Heart
  4. Practical programs for guarding and improving your health. Earl L. Mindell, R.Ph., Ph.D.
  5. Trans Fats: The Hidden Killer in Our Food
  6. A reference for identifying and avoiding trans fats – the dangerous ingredient in partially hydrogenated vegetable oils. Judith Shaws, M.A.
  7. Lower Cholesterol without Drugs
  8. A practical guide to using diet and supplements for health cholesterol levels. Roger Mason
  9. Outsmart High Cholesterol
  10. Expert-endorsed strategies for heart-healthy cholesterol levels – without prescription drugs. The editors of Prevention health books.
  11. Heart Track Cardiac Rehabilitation Patient Resource Guide
  12. A resource book to help assist you and your family in the recovery from heart disease. Alamance Regional Medical Center

 


Leisure

  1. Easily Fooled
  2. Reveals though “mind reading” methods that we can all be manipulated no matter how intelligent we are and shows how we can resist manipulation and take charge of our lives. Bob Fellows. 
  3. Your First Marine Aquarium
  4. Information and advice to help you maintain your first marine aquarium
  5. Saltwater Aquarium
  6. Information and advice to help you set up and maintain a saltwater aquarium
  7. Clownfishes and Sea Anemones
  8. Information and advice on keeping Clownfishes and Sea Anemones in your aquarium
  9. Reef Secrets
  10. Expert advice on reef aquariums including secrets of good water quality, water motion, lighting, awuascaping, live rock, and substrates. Alf Nilsen and Svein Fossa.
  11. Saltwater Aquariums for Dummies
  12. A fun guide to selecting and caring for a varity of saltwater fish. Greogryy Skomal.

 

 

 


Mental Health

  1. Driven to Distraction
  2. Recognizing and coping with attention deficit disorder from childhood through adulthood. Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.
  3. The ADD Hyperactivity Workbook for Parents, Teachers, and Kids
  4. Includes tips for parents, guidelines for teachers, stories for kids, sticker charts, and medication and behavior modification. Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D.
  5. Overcoming Depression
  6. Booklet on opening the window to recovery from depression
  7. Drop the Rock
  8. Based on the Twelve Step Program, this book details how to go about removing character defects. Bill P., Todd W., and Sara S.
  9. The Life Recovery Workbook
  10. A biblical guide through the 12 Step Program. Steven Arterburn and David Stoop.
  11. Healing the Addictive Mind
  12. Dr. Jampolsky believes that we can change our addictive patterns and relationships by releasing fear from our lives and letting love in. Lee Kampolsky, Ph.D.
  13. The Addictive Personality
  14. Uncovers the common denominator of all addiction as the author brings to light the emotional isolation, shame, and despair in which addicts live. Craig Nakken.
  15. The Essential Jung
  16. Selected writings from Jung’s works on integration being the goal of the development of personality.
  17. Beyond Prozac
  18. A guide to brain-toxic lifestyles, natural antidotes, and new generation anti-depressants. Michael Norden, M.D.
  19. A Soul Approach to Depression: Our Normal Transitional Emotions
  20. Delves into the duality of the mind and the LOVE emotions versus the FEAR emotions. Kathy Oddenino.

 

 


Money

  1. 401(k) – Take Charge of Your Future
  2. A unique and comprehensive guide created to help employees better manage their 401(k) plans. Eric Schurenberg

 


Nutrition

  1. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
  2. Part memoir, part journalistic investigation, this book details the year in which author Barbara Kingsolver and her family only ate food raised in their own neighborhood or grown themselves. Barbara Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, and Camille Kingsolver. 
  3. Garlic
  4. Contains 30 international recipes for appetizers, soups, salads, entrees, and sauces that feature the wildly popular and wonderfully pungent bulb that is Garlic. Janet Hazen.
  5. The South Beach Diet
  6. This book proves that you don’t have to give up fats or carbs, you just need to choose the right ones.  Arthur Agatston, M.D.
  7. Your Hidden Food Allergies are Making you Fat
  8. Using the ALCAT test for food intolerance and allergies, this program will help you to eliminate trigger foods from your diet and shed pounds. Rudy Rivera, M.D. and Roger Deutsch.
  9. Spirulina
  10. A short guide to the single-celled blue-green alga that is therapeutically helpful in many conditions including allergies and eye problems. Jack Challem.
  11. Creatine
  12. A short guide to creatine’s affect on muscle strength, size, and accelerated recovery from fatigue. Richard Passwater.
  13. Espresso Coffee: Professional Techniques
  14. A guide to every step of making espresso, this is the Baristas Bible. David Schomer.
      
  15. Sugar Busters: Cut Sugar to Trim Fat
  16. With a handy glycemic index, this book helps you to identify which various foods fall on which glycemic level to help you lose weight and keep it off. H. Steward, Morrison Bethea, M.D., Sam Andrews, M.D., and Luis Balart, M.D
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  17. The Abs Diet: Ultimate Nutrition Handbook
  18. Author: David Zinczenko A very informative resource on the kind of good nutrition you should get when you are trying to improve your body’s fitness level. This handbook feeds you nutritional information to go along with The Abs Diet….a fun read…includes tips and tricks and trivia about food, lists of 100 best foods in the world, and the 20 foods that are so bad, you should actually ban them completely!
  19. The Food Intolerance Bible
  20. Offers clear and easy-to-follow information about food intolerance and which foods are likely to cause bloating, cramping, nausea, rashes, mood swings, and energy dips. Includes 70 recipes. Anthony Haynes and Antoinette Savill. 
  21. The Best Natural Foods on the Market Today: A Yuppie’s Guide to Hippie Food
  22. The quality of food depends on how it is grown, raised, processed, and packaged. With this guide, you’ll be able to make choices that will help you become healthier, feel better, and look your very best.  Greg Hottinger, MPH, RD.
  23. Book of Mint
  24. Explores the many uses of mint, with recipes, notes on propagation, and advice on companion planting. Jackie French.
  25. Fast Food Nation
  26. A fascinating look at fast food in America and its influence on the epidemic of obesity. Eric Schlosser.
  27. Complete Food Companion: Points Values for more than 14,000 foods.
  28. Weight Watches Points Guide for 14,000+ foods. Winning Points Weight Watchers.
  29. Encyclopedia of Foods and Their Healing Power
  30. Foods for specific health problems and body systems to promote overall health.
  31. Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal
  32. An A-Z Guide to safe and healthy eating detailing individual foods and their benefits as well as diseases and the foods which harm and heal. Reader’s Digest.
  33. Nourishing Traditions
  34. This cookbook challenges politically correct nutrition and Diet Dictocrats. Sally Fallon with Mary Enig, PhD.

 


Self-Health

  1. Creating Workplace Community : Motivation
  2. An easy to understand book to help you motivate the people you work with….offers solutions, ideas, and philosophies for motivating ourselves and others. Various authors address issues such as values, communication, time management, goal setting, coaching, empowerment, leadership, engagement, stress management, perception, mentoring, and the environment.
  3. Creating Mandalas
  4. Author: Susanne F. Fincher A practical and inspiring guide to creating the circular drawings known as mandalas. The author introduces the history and ritual use of mandalas in cultures all over the world; offers guidance in choosing art materials, techniques and colors for the creation of personal mandalas; and discusses the symbolism of colors, numbers, shapes, and motifs such as birds and flowers.
  5. Remarkable Recovery
  6. What extraordinary healings tell us about getting well and staying well. Caryle Hirshberg and Marc Ian Barasch
  7. Let Me Tell You a Story
  8. Life lessons from unexpected places and unlikely people. Tony Campolo
  9. Life is a Gift…don’t trash it!
  10. 53 ideas for you to ponder and apply to your daily life. John Alston.
  11. Welcome to Your Crisis
  12. How to use the power of Crisis to create the life you want. Laura Day.
  13. Why is This Happening to Me…AGAIN?!...and What You Can Do About It!
  14. A unique synthesis of science, naturopathic medicine, psychology and theology, rich with insights from the ancient Aramaic language and culture.  Dr. Michael Ryce.
  15. Awaken the Giant Within
  16. How to take immediate control of your mental, emotional, physical and financial destiny. Anthony Robbins
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  17. The Power of Intention
  18. This book explores intention-not as something you do-but as an energy you’re a part of. Dr. Wayne Dyer.
  19. Creating a World that Works for All
  20. This book shows us how we can change our world by changing our consciousness to embrace inclusivity. Sharif Abdullah.
  21. Healing Ourself: Growing Beyond the True Cause of the Disease
  22. The death ceremony started as a crude ritual, back in the days of witchcraft, but in recent years it has been developed into a science.  Kathy Oddenino, RN.
  23. The Portable Caregiver: 8 Essential Guidebooks for Elder Care
  24. A binder with eight (8) guidebooks within, each offering guidance along the trail of becoming a caregiver. Mary Trabert, M.B.A., C.S.A., and Deborah Morris, M.S., C.S.A.
  25. You The Smart Patient
  26. An insider's handbook for getting the best treatment. Micahel Roizen, M.D and Mehmet Oz, M.D.

 

   

 


Spiritual

  1. Chocolate for a Woman’s Spirit
  2. Author: Kay Allenbaugh A very inspirational and entertaining look at real life stories and how they enrich our lives, just like chocolate does! Allenbaugh presents 77 stories that will inspire, delight and empower the reader…it’s a refreshing look at how women tap into their intuition, overcome old fears and discover the courage to start over….full of good energy !
  3. Tales of a Shaman’s Apprentice 
  4. Author: Mark J. Plotkin, Ph.D. An Ethnobotanist searches for new medicines in the Amazon rainforest.
  5. The Four Agreements
  6. Based on ancient Toltec wisdom, the Four Agreements offers a practical guide to freedom, true happiness, and love. Don Miguel Ruiz.
     
  7. Sacred Circles
  8. Author: Robin Deen Carnes and Sally Craig A guide to creating women’s spirituality groups….shows us how we can use a group concept to explore our relationship to the sacred, and honor the divine in everyday life. The authors use their own experiences as well as those of many others to show how and why groups work. Women longing for a powerful and supportive feminine community in which to thrive spiritually will find vital wisdom here.
  9. The Hidden Messages in Water
  10. Author: Masaru Emoto The author has discovered that molecules of water are affected by our thoughts, words, and feelings. Read about how this relates to the world around us.
  11. A String & A Prayer
  12. A guide to making and using prayer beads. Eleanor Wiley and Maggie Shannon.
  13. Love is in the Earth: A Kaleidoscope of Crystals
  14. Reference book describing the metaphysical properties of the mineral kingdom. Melody.
  15. Serenity: A Companion for Twelve Step Recovery
  16. Presents the entire Twelve Step program with 7 meditations for each step. Dr Hemfelt and Dr. Fowler.
  17. Soundings: Prayers for University Occasions
  18. Prayers for Elon University 1984-2009. Richard McBride.
  19. Sacred Pathways
  20. Unfolds 9 distinct spiritual temperaments-their traits, strengths and pitfalls.  Gary Thomas.
  21. The Giving Myths
  22. Giving in order to get the life that you’ve always wanted. Stephen McSwain.
  23. Spirit Journeys
  24. Helping to understand the nature of the soul and its yearning to be free whether that be someone who has already passed on, helping to prepare someone make the transition, or seeking guidance along one’s own journey.  Steven and Marcia Rogat.
  25. Using Your Chakras
  26. Shows you how to connect with your chakra energies and begin the healing process through simple exercise, meditation, and creative visualization techniques.  Ruth White.
  27. A Gifted Adult
  28. A revolutionary guide for liberating everyday genius. Mary-Elaine Jacobson, Psy.D.
  29. The Power of Now
  30. To make the journey, we need to leave our analytical mind and its false created self, the ego behind. Eckhart Tolle.
  31. A New Earth
  32. Deals with powerful ideas that show how transcending our ego-based state of consciousness is not only essential to personal happiness, but also the key to ending conflict and suffering throughout the world. Eckhart Tolle.
  33. The Shack
  34. Wrestles with the timeless question: Where is God in a world so filled with unspeakable pain? William Young.
  35. Soul Stories
  36. Explains how the expansion of the human perception beyond the five senses leads to a new understanding of power-the alignment of the personality with the soul. Gary Zukav.
  37. Beads of Faith
  38. Pathways to meditation and spirituality using rosaries, prayer beads, and sacred words. Gray Henry and Susannah Marriott.
  39. A Return to Love
  40. Reveals how we each can become a miracle worker by accepting God and by the expression of love in our daily lives. Marianne Williamson.
  41. Healing Thoughts
  42. Applying therapeutic shamanism in your daily life. Steven Rogat.
  43. The Power of Reiki
  44. Teaches the principles of the ancient hands-on healing technique. Tanmaya Honervogt.
  45. Hands of Light
  46. A guide to healing through the human energy field. Barbara Brennan.

 

 


Stress

  1. Inner Peace for Busy People
  2. Author: Joan Borysenko, PhD, 52 simple strategies for transforming your life
  3. Story Power: Talking with Teens in Turbulent Times
  4. Author: John W. Alston III
  5. Surviving Fights with your Brothers and Sisters
  6. Author: Joy Wilt
  7. Don’t Get Mad, Get Funny!
  8. Author: Leigh Anne Jasheway, A light hearted approach to stress management by an author who teaches people how to manage life’s little stresses by choosing to respond with humor instead of anger….an excellent resource for people helping people manage stress in their lives.

 


Wellness

  1. It’s Your Move
  2. A motivational physical activity guide for people who need to move more. Robert Sweetgall and Robert E. Neeves, Ph.D.
  3. The Best of Health
  4. 275 questions you’ve always wanted to ask your doctor are answered. Marvin M. Lipman, M.D. and Consumer Reports on Health
  5. Take the Wellness Road
  6. Provides self assessment opportunities and practical tips for implementing positive wellness choices into one’s life. COL (Ret.) Donald Alsbro, Ed.D., CHES
  7. The Vitamin D Cure
  8. 5 Steps to heal your pain and improve your mood withVitamin D via the sun, supplements, and diet. James Dowd, M.D.
  9. Fight for Your Health
  10. Open the door to the alternative, natural therapies as opposed to modern pharmacologic medicine. Bryon Richards, CCN.
  11. Drugs that Don’t Work and Natural Therapies That Do!
  12. Gives example of dead-end road of patent medication use and offers nature’s alternatives.  David Brownstein, M.D.
  13. Healthier at Home
  14. This guide teaches you when you need to get medical care fast, when to call or see your doctor, and when and how to treat a problem at home. Don Powell, Ph.D.
  15. Last Child in the Woods
  16. Explores the connection between the deficit of nature in our lifestyles and the rise in obesity, attention disorders, and depression. Richard Louv.
  17. Reflexology for Health and Well-Being
  18. Step by step guide to using the ancient art of foot massage to aid in treating all common ailments, from colds to insomnia. Rosalind Oxenford. 
  19. Motivate Healthy Habits
  20. To break unhealthy habits for good, teaches you how to make both surface change and deep change to create new lasting habits. Dr. Rick Botelho.
  21. The Culprit and the Cure
  22. Each chapter deals with a different aspect to improve your total health with realistic tips and goals.  Steven Aldana, Ph.D.
  23. Health Power: Health by Choice, not Chance
  24. Important Concepts that, when internalized, will do more to improve your health and extend your life than all the technological wonders of modern medicine. Aileen Ludington, M.D., and Hans Diehl, MPH.
  25. Power Aging
  26. Revolutionary program to control the symptoms of aging naturally. Gary Null, Ph.D
  27. The Perricone Promise
  28. Take off 10 years in 28 days with this easy 3-step program. Nicholas Perricone, M.D.
  29. KindTouch Massage
  30. Self-massage for health and well-being. Lynne Walters, RN, LMP.

 


Women’s Health

  1. Growing Younger
  2. Breakthrough age-defying secrets for women. Bridget Doherty, Julia VanTine, and the eds. of Prevention
  3. New Menopausal Years: The Wise Woman Way
  4. Whether your menopause was natural or induced, this book will become your “menopausal bible””. Susan Weed.
  5. Simple Pledges
  6. Building blocks for healthy living. Speaking of Women’s Health
  7. Women Are Not Small Men
  8. Author: Goldberg, Life-saving strategies for preventing and healing heart disease in women.
  9. The Abs Diet for Women
  10. This book offers a better understanding of how female hormones influence hunger, moods, and behaviors-and how you can use food to your advantage. David Zinczenko.
  11. Awakening Athena
  12. Dr. Stephenson uses her own experience treating woman of all ages to address how women can embrace their own wisdom and take charge of their health. Kenna Stephenson, M.D.
  13. The Hormone Connection
  14. This book details how all the hormones in a woman’s body throughout each decade affect their life, such as progesterone, thyroid hormones, metabolic hormones, and even stress hormones