There are many wonderful books, films, and websites out there to feed your soul. I encourage your to read while you go through counseling because it enhances your learning about yourself, life and what nourishes your highest aspirations. Here are some of my favorites: 

Inspirational Books 

Illusions  -  The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah               Richard Bach

Callings  -   Finding and Following an Authentic Life                  Gregg Levoy

The Soul’s Code  -  In Search of Character & Calling           James Hillman

Kinds of Power:  A guide to its intelligent uses                    James Hillman 

The Five Things We Cannot Change…                David Richo
and the Happiness We Find by Embracing Them. 

Jung to Live By                                Eugene Pascal 
A guide to the practical application of Jungian principles for everyday life. 

Finding Meaning in the 2nd Half of Life            James Hollis

Creating a Life -  Finding your Individual Path        James Hollis

The Middle Passage:  From Misery to meaning in midlife      James Hollis   

Awakening at Midlife –                    Kathryn Brehony 
A guide to reviving your spirit, recreating your life, and returning to your truest self 

The Power of Now                   Eckhart Tolle 

A New Earth                         Eckhart Tolle

Broken Open: How difficult times can help us grow           Elizabeth Lesser

Boundaries Where you end and I begin                 Anne Katherine

The Gifts of Imperfection                Brene Brown

Daring Greatly                                    Brene Brown

How Did I Get Here?                      Barbara De Angelis 
Finding your way to renewed hope and happiness when life and love take  unexpected turns

Getting the Love You Want -  A guide for couples     Harville Hendrix

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work     John Gottman

Care of the Soul                                Thomas Moore
A guide for cultivating depth and Sacredness in everyday life 

Dark Nights of the Soul                    Thomas Moore
A guide to finding your way through life’s ordeals

The Road Less Traveled               M. Scott Peck

Be Here Now                   Ram Dass

The Alchemist -  A Fable about following your Dreams           Paulo Coelho

The Four Agreements                           Don Miguel Ruiz

Great & Relevant  Films 

 American Beauty                                    Kevin Spacey

 The Fisher King                Jeff Bridges & Robin Williams

 Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade          Harrison Ford & Sean Connery

 Kung Fu Panda 

 Evan Almighty

People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. 
Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.
Thich Nhat Hanh
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