In The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, van der Kolk combines his experience with his clients with recent and evolving scientific studies into a single resource for anyone working with trauma survivors. This is a must read for anyone who is eager to heal from their trauma, which could be from one event (like PTSD) or continual trauma (like Complex PTSD).
Dan Siegel explains why teenagers behave the way they do, why it’s okay, more importantly, how we can behave as parents!
Playful Parenting is a surprisingly powerful approach to creating better relationships and cooperation.
Starting and ending on hope, this parenting book explains the why and how of showing up is the only thing a parent needs to do.
Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive by Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell is a handbook for all parents, a must read!
The concept of nonviolent communication is powerful. It’s all about being conscious of the impact of our messages. The key is to listen with curiosity.
Prolific education and parenting author Alfie Kohn argues that there is a better way to parent than using rewards and punishments.
A wonderful book that describes CPTSD and how to heal from its devastating effects on daily life.
Untigering is an outstanding intersection of Peaceful Parenting and a deconstruction of systemic trauma in our society.
James Clear’s book is all about how to build productive habits and how to stop destructive habits.
This is a book that I wish all parents could read before they start getting uptight about their children’s education. The premise is that if you let kids be curious, they will be motivated to learn.